CEA Spent $480,000 on Lobbying in Q2
The Consumer Electronics Association spent $480,000 on lobbyists in the second quarter of this year, as the industry group lobbied Congress and various government agencies on electronics recycling, trade and other issues, the AP reported, citing mandatory federal disclosures.
CEA conducted lobbying of the U.S. Trade Representative, the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Security Council and the Departments of State and Commerce, in addition to Congress, in the period between April and June. Issues covered in the lobbying included energy efficiency, visa policies, free trade and the digital television conversion.
The group spent $1.5 million on lobbyists in 2007, mostly on the same issues.