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The lobbyist hit list: A look at what the real estate industry wants in the Trump era

The lobbyist hit list: A look at what the real estate industry wants in the Trump era

From the May issue:  In the fall of 1991, a brash New York developer testified at a Congressional budget...

The lobbyist hit list: A look at what the real estate industry wants in the Trump era
New USCIS ombudsman was top exec at anti-EB5 group

New USCIS ombudsman was top exec at anti-EB5 group

UPDATED, May 3, 02:24 p.m.: The new ombudsman for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services was a longtime...

New USCIS ombudsman was top exec at anti-EB5 group
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For developers trying to influence the president, the White House is no Trump Tower

In the weeks and months after Nov. 8, Donald Trump’s door always seemed open. Old friends and celebrities walked...

For developers trying to influence the president, the White House is no Trump Tower
Better know a lobbyist: NAR power broker Jamie Gregory

Better know a lobbyist: NAR power broker Jamie Gregory

The National Association of Realtors is not only the largest real estate lobbying force on the Hill, but one...

Better know a lobbyist: NAR power broker Jamie Gregory
The inside story of how 421a developers sway Albany

The inside story of how 421a developers sway Albany

This story was co-published with ProPublica. In 2014, an obscure campaign in the foothills west of Albany between a...

The inside story of how 421a developers sway Albany
Dodd-Frank and drones: How DC’s real estate lobby is preparing for President Trump

Dodd-Frank and drones: How DC’s real estate lobby is preparing for President Trump

When Donald Trump heads to Washington, D.C. next year, he’ll have the power to influence – both at the...

Dodd-Frank and drones: How DC’s real estate lobby is preparing for President Trump
Filing for DOB permits is not lobbying: city officials

Filing for DOB permits is not lobbying: city officials

A 2013 update to the city’s lobbying laws had some developers, engineers and architects, who regularly file for permits...

Filing for DOB permits is not lobbying: city officials
The mayor will see you never: de Blasio shuts out lobbyists

The mayor will see you never: de Blasio shuts out lobbyists

Mayor Bill de Blasio is ghosting his one-time friend and campaign bundler James Capalino.

The mayor will see you never: de Blasio shuts out lobbyists
Powerful lobbyist made $250K pushing for deed changes

Powerful lobbyist made $250K pushing for deed changes

Well-connected lobbyist James Capalino made more than $250,000 in the past two years pushing for deed changes at three...

Powerful lobbyist made $250K pushing for deed changes
Lobbying amnesty for architects, engineers ends Thursday

Lobbying amnesty for architects, engineers ends Thursday

Under a 2013 law, construction and design professionals who have informal discussions with city officials are required to register...

Lobbying amnesty for architects, engineers ends Thursday
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