Qwest Communications International, Inc. (pronounced like "quest", pronounced /ˈkwɛst/) (NYSE: Q) is a large telecommunications carrier. Qwest provides local service in 14 western U.S. states: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
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- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
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- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
Latest FEC Datacovers through committee's December 31, 2010 filing.
Summaryoverview of the committee's finances
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Standardized Donation Informationcovers roughly through Q4 2012. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Bundled ContributionsMoney raised by the firm from multiple donors on behalf of the recipient. The firm's own contributions are not included.
Recipient Lobbyist Amount Henry A. Waxman $19,950
Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Qwest Communications
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Qwest Communications $7,578,839
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title S.773 Cybersecurity Act of 2009 H.R.2165 Bulk Power System Protection Act of 2009 S.418 Secondary Metal Theft Prevention Act of 2009 H.R.2902 Broadband Internet Fairness Act S.1266 Broadband Conduit Deployment Act of 2009 H.R.3458 Internet Freedom Preservation Act of 2009 H.R.6320 Small Business Export Support Act of 2010 S.3480 Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act of 2010 H.R.1 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 S.1490 Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2009
RegulationsMentioned in 14 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Qwest Communications" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 2 EPA EPA/NHTSA Joint Rulemaking to Establish Light-duty Vehicle GHG Emissions Standards and CAFE Standards 2009
- Toggle 2 EPA Revisions to Motor Vehicle Fuel Economy Label 2009
- Toggle 1 EPA Supplemental Guidance for SIP Submissions to Meet the Requirements for Section 110(a)(1) of the CAA for the SO2 NAAQS 2010
- Toggle 1 FCC Assessment and Collection of Regulatory Fees for Fiscal Year 2010 2010
- Toggle 1 EPA Minnesota Regional Haze SIP 2010
- Toggle 1 FTC Granting of Request for Early Termination of Waiting Period Under Premerger Notification Rules 2010
- Toggle 1 FDA Required Warnings for Cigarette Packages & Advertisements 2010
- Toggle 1 VA AM98 - Final Rule - Reimbursement for Interment Costs 2009
- Toggle 1 EPA Proposed Endangerment Finding for Greenhouse Gases under the Clean Air Act (CAA) 2009
- Toggle 1 IRS User Fees Relating to Enrollment and Preparer Tax Identification Numbers 2010
Advisory Committees3 people on 3 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Qwest Communications" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Homeland Security 1 person on 2 committees
- Toggle Federal Communications Commission 2 people on 1 committee