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Groups That Plan To Lobby The Supercommittee

Filed by KOSU News in US News.
October 28, 2011

In all, 619 different groups and corporations said they intend to lobby around the work of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, better known around Capitol Hill as the supercommittee. All of them mentioned the supercommittee or the legislation that created it in their mandatory third-quarter lobbying disclosure forms. Here is an alphabetical list of the organizations:

A.H. Belo Corp. AARP Abbott Laboratories Academy Advisors Accenture Llp Adelphi University Advamed Aerojet-General Corp. Aerovironment, Inc. AFL-CIO Agri-Mark Inc. Air Transport Association Of America Inc. Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Albert Einstein Healthcare Alcatel-Lucent Usa, Inc. Alcon Laboratories Inc. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Alliance For Quality Nursing Home Care Alliance For Retired Americans Allianz Of America Corp./Fireman’s Fund Insurance Alzheimer’s Association American Academy Of Actuaries American Academy Of Otolaryngology-Head And Neck Surgery American Academy Of Pediatrics American Airlines American Ambulance Association American Association For Clinical Chemistry American Association For Homecare American Association For Justice American Association Of Airport Executives American Association Of Colleges For Teacher Education American Association Of Colleges Of Nursing American Association Of Colleges Of Osteopathic Medicine American Association Of Community Colleges American Association Of Orthodontists American Association Of University Women American Benefits Council American Beverage Association American Cancer Society Action Network Inc. American Cancer Society High Plains Division Inc. American Cancer Society South Atlantic Division Inc. American Chemistry Council American Chiropractic Association American Clinical Laboratory Association American College Of Gastroenterology American College Of Nurse Practitioners American College Of Physicians American College Of Phyisicians Services Inc. American College Of Rheumatology American College Of Surgeons American College Of Surgeons Professional Association American Congress Of Obstetricians And Gynecologists American Council On Education American Dental Association American Dental Education Association American Diabetes Association American Express Co. American Family Mutual Insurance Co. (aka American Family Insurance Group) American Farm Bureau American Federation Of State County And Municipal Employees American Federation Of Teachers American Greyhound Track Operators Association American Health Care Association American Heart Association American Homepatient American Hospital Association American Insurance Assn American Iron And Steel Institute American Lung Association American Medical Association American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association American Nurses Association American Occupational Therapy Association Inc (Aota) American Osteopathic Association American Petroleum Institute American Pharmacists Association American Psychiatric Association American Public Health Association American Public Human Services Association American Public Power Association American Public Transportation Association American Rental Association American Small Manufacturing Coalition American Society Of Anesthesiologists American Society Of Clinical Oncology American Society Of Hematology American Society Of Plant Biologists American Sugar Alliance Americans For Tax Reform America’s Health Insurance Plans Inc (AHIP) Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Amgen Usa, Inc. AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (Formerly Kerr Mcgee Corporation) Aon Apollo Group Apple Inc Apria Healthcare Arc Of The United States Arizona State University Assn For Community Affiliated Plans Associated Builders And Contractors Inc Associated General Contractors Of America Associated Universities Inc Association For Advanced Life Underwriting Association For Community Affiliated Plans Association Of American Medical Colleges Association Of American Universities Association Of Community College Trustees Association Of Independent Research Institutes Association Of Jesuit Colleges And Universities Association Of University Programs In Occupational Health And Safety Assurant, Inc. Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals Lp Austin Peay State University Autism Speaks

Bae Systems Bank Of America N A Banner Health Baxter Healthcare Corporation Bayer Corporation Baylor University Bennett College Beth Israel Medical Center Beth Medrash Govoha Biogen Idec Inc. Biotechnology Industry Organization Bipartisan Policy Center Advocacy Network, Inc. Bituminous Coal Operators’ Association, Inc. Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Board Of Regents Of University Of Wisconsin System Board Of Trustees – Northern Illinois University Boeing Company Boise Inc Boise State University Boston Scientific Corporation BP America Inc Brennan Center For Justice At New York University School Of Law Bridgepoint Education Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Brookdale Community College Brown-Forman Corporation Burnham Developer Llc Business Roundtable

Ca State Assembly Cal State Fullerton California Association Of Microenterprise Opportunity California Association Of Realtors California Association Of Winegrape Growers California Healthcare Institute California Hospital Association California Institute Of Technology California State University Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids Capella Education Company Carolinas Healthcare System CBS Centene Corporation Center For American Progress Action Fund Center For Individual Freedom Center On Budget And Policy Priorities Central Piedmont Community College Chamber Of Commerce Of The U S A Charles Schwab & Co Inc Cherokee Nation Chesapeake Bay Foundaton Inc Children’s Hospital Of The King’s Daughters Children’s Medical Center Of Dallas Childworks, Pllc, On Behalf Of Family Voices Cigar Association Of America Inc Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Cisco Systems, Inc. City Of Cleveland City Of Dana Point California City Of Jacksonville Florida City Of Long Beach California City Of Marysville City Of Meridian City Of Mesa City Of Minneapolis City Of New Orleans City Of Richmond City Of San Diego California City Of Spokane City Of Stockton Clean Water Services Clemson University Cleveland Clinic Foundation Coalition Of Boston Teaching Hospitals Coalition Of Urban Serving Universities Coalition To Promote U S Agricultural Exports College On Problems Of Drug Dependence Comcast Corporation Commercial Spaceflight Coalition Commercial Spaceflight Federation Committee For Education Funding Common Cause Commonwealth Of Kentucky Community Catalyst Comprehensive Health Management, Inc. Conference Of Provincials Of North America Conocophillips Conservation Fund Consol Energy Inc Cornell University Corporate Friends Of CDC, Inc. Council For A Strong America Council For Citizens Against Government Waste Council On Social Work Education County Of Hennepin, State Of Minnesota County Of Riverside Covanta Energy Corporation Cox Enterprises, Inc. Credit Union National Association Crop Insurance And Reinsurance Bureau (Formerly Crop Insurance Research Bureau) Crop Insurance Professional Association Llc (New Name) Croplife America Csx Corporation CTIA: The Wireless Association Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Cummins Inc CVS Caremark Inc

Daiichi Sankyo Inc Dairy Farmers Of America Inc Dairylea Cooperative Inc Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Davita, Inc. Defenders Of Wildlife Delta Air Lines Inc Dow Chemical Company Drew University Drexel University Duke Energy (Formerly Cinergy Corporation) Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. Dupont

Eads North America East Alabama Medical Center Easter Seals, Inc. Eastern Municipal Water District Eaton Corporation Educational Credit Management Corporation Eisai Inc Eli Lilly And Company Elliott Management Corporation Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. Environmental Working Group Express Scripts Inc. Exxon Mobil Corporation

Fairleigh Dickinson University Families Usa Foundation Inc Federation Of American Hospitals Fermi Research Alliance LLC Fifth Third Bancorp Financial Services Forum Financial Services Roundtable First Focus First Focus Campaign For Children Fleishman-Hillard Inc. Florida Farm Bureau Federation Florida Memorial University Food Marketing Institute Foothill Transit Fortress Investment Group Fresenius Medical Care North America Friends Committee On National Legislation Fulcrum Bioenergy, Inc.

Gannett Company Inc GE Aviation Geisinger Health Systems Foundation General Dynamics General Electric Company General Motors Corporation General Motors LLC Genesis Healthcare LLC (Formerly Listed As Genesis Healthcare Corporation) Genworth Financial Inc Genzyme Corporation George Mason University Foundation Georgia Health Sciences University Georgia Institute Of Technology Glaxosmithkline Goldman Sachs & Co Greater New York Hospital Association Grocery Manufacturers Association

Halliburton Company Hamilton County (Formerly Hoosier Heritage) Hammack, Barry, Thaggard & May, LLP Harden Healthcare, LLC Hartford Financial Services Group Harvard University–President And Fellows Of Harvard College HCA Hospital Corporation Of America Health Care For America Now Health Care Navigator Health Industry Group Purchasing Association Health Net, Inc. Healthcare Assn Of New York State Healthcare Distribution Management Association Healthcare Institute Of New Jersey Healthfirst Healthspring, Inc. Heart Rhythm Society Heritage Action For America Hill-Rom Company Holly Frontier Corporation (FKA Frontier Oil Corporation) Honeywell International Hormel Foods Corporation Hospital & Healthsystem Association Of Pennsylvania Hospital Sisters Health System Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

IHS Inc. Imperium Renewables Independent Sector Indiana Chamber Of Commerce Inc ING North America Insurance Corporation Institute For College Access & Success Intel Corporation Intelsat International Association Of Plumbing And Mechanical Officials International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers International Brotherhood Of Teamsters International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) International Federation Of Professional And Technical Engineers (IFPTE) International Partnership For Microbicides International Union Of Police Associations AFL-CIO Iowa Hospital Association Iraq And Afghanistan Veterans Of America Inc Iridium Satellite Iroquois Healthcare Alliance ITT Corporation (Formerly ITT Industries)

Jackson County, Missouri Jewish Federation Of Metropolitan Chicago (JFMC)

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc Kalispel Tribe Of Indians Kansas City, Missouri Kidney Care Council Kidney Care Partners Kindred Healthcare Inc Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC

Laborers’ International Union Of North America Land O’Lakes Inc Lansing Community College Large Public Power Council Leadership Conference On Civil And Human Rights Leadingage (FKA Amer Assoc Of Homes And Services For The Aging) League Of Conservation Voters LHC Group Inc Lincoln National Corporation Lockheed Martin Corporation Lorillard Tobacco Company Los Angeles Unified School District

Magellan Midstream Partners Managed Funds Association Marathon Oil Corporation March Of Dimes Maricopa Community College Marketing Research Association (FKA: CMOR – Council For Marketing And Opinion R) Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. Marshfield Clinic Martin County Board Of County Commissioners Marymount Manhattan College Massachusetts Medical Society Mayo Clinic Medco Health Solutions Inc And Its Subsidiaries Medicaid Health Plans Of America Medimmune Medtronic, Inc. Melanoma Research Foundation Merced County Association Of Governments Merck And Co Inc. Meridian Health Metlife Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company Minnesota Corn Growers Mission Springs Water District Mississippi Development Authority Missouri Farm Bureau Federation Missouri Hospital Assocation Monroe Chamber Of Commerce Montefiore Medical Center Morgan City Harbor & Terminal District Mortgage Bankers Association Motorola Mobility Mutual Of Omaha Myriad Genetic Laboratories, Inc.

NAIOP Naral Pro-Choice America National Active And Retired Federal Employees Association National Affordable Housing Management Association (Nahma) National Air Traffic Controllers Association National Assn Of Independent Colleges & Universities National Association For The Education Of Young Children National Association Of Broadcasters National Association Of Chemical Distributors National Association Of Children’s Hospitals (NACHRI) National Association Of Community Health Centers National Association Of Councils On Developmental Disabilities National Association Of Federal Credit Unions National Association Of Home Care And Hospice National Association Of Letter Carriers National Association Of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners National Association Of Police Organizations, Inc. National Association Of Public Hospitals And Health Systems National Association Of Thrift Savings Plan Participants National Association Of Wholesaler-Distributors National Business Aviation Association National Cable & Telecommunications Association National Center For Appropriate Technology National Council For Community Behavioral Healthcare National Council Of La Raza National Council Of Social Security Management Associations National Electrical Manufacturers Association (MITA) National Fair Housing Alliance National Fraternal Order Of Police National Health Council National Hemophilia Foundation National Kidney Foundation National Mining Association National Multi Housing Council Inc. National Multiple Sclerosis Society National Oilwell Varco National Pace Association National Psoriasis Foundation National Restaurant Association National Retail Federation National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) National Senior Corps Association National Sorghum Producers National Stone Sand And Gravel Association National Taxpayers Union National Telecommunications Cooperative Association National Treasury Employees Union Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company Natl Assn Of Manufacturers Natl Comm To Preserve Social Security & Medicare Natl Cotton Council Natl Council Of Farmer Cooperatives Natl Education Assn Natural Products Association Nature Conservancy NCR Corporation Network Neurofibromatosis, Inc. Midwest Neurofibromatosis, Inc., Northeast New Jersey Hospital Association New Mexico State University New York State Association Of Health Care Providers, Inc. New York University New York University Langone Medical Center Nextera Energy, Inc. (Formerly FPL Group, Inc.) NFIB (National Federation Of Independent Business) NISH Nisqually Indian Tribe Nokia Inc Norfolk Southern Corporation Northeastern University Northrop Grumman Corporation Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company Northwestern Univ Novartis Corporation Novo Nordisk Inc.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation Oceana Inc Ochsner Clinic Foundation Ods Technologies L.P. D/B/A Tvg Network Ohio University Oklahoma Surgical Hospital Orange County Fire Authority Organogenesis Inc. Owens & Minor, Inc.

Partners Healthcare Inc Partnership For Quality Home Healthcare Partnership For Quality Home Healthcare (Fmr The Home Health Advocacy Coalition) Partnership To Fight Chronic Disease Peabody Energy Peabody Investments Corp Pennsylvania State University People For The American Way Pfizer Inc. Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) Pharmaceutical Research And Manufacturers Of America Phrma Inc. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation Plainscapital Corporation Planned Parenthood Action Fund Inc Planned Parenthood Federation Of America Inc Port Of Corpus Christi Authority Premier, Inc. Princeton University Principal Financial Group Private Equity Growth Capital Council Procure Treatment Centers Public Citizen

Qualcomm, Inc. Quality Diabetes Care Coalition Quest Diagnostics Incorporated

Rai Services Company Inc. Ranbaxy Inc. Redevelopment Agency Of The City Of Stockton Renewable Biofuels Retail Industry Leaders Association Retiresafe Rio Tinto Services Inc. Rockwell Collins, Inc. Rutgers The State University Of New Jersey

Salt River Project San Diego County San Joaquin Area Flood Control Agency Sanford Health Satellite Industry Association Scan Health Plan Schepens Eye Research Institute Securities Industry And Financial Markets Association Select Milk Producers, Inc./Continental Dairy Products, Inc. Sergeants Benevolent Association Of New York City Service Employees International Union Service Employees International Union CTW, CLC Seton Hall University Shinnecock Indian Nation Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) Smith Electric Vehicles Society For Industrial And Applied Mathematics Southern Illinois University Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest Council Of Agribusiness Spectrum Health Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Spelman College St Albans Cooperative Creamery Inc. Stamps Com Stanford University Stevens Institute Of Technology Suquamish Tribe Susan G. Komen For The Cure Advocacy Alliance Swisher International, Inc.

Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. Taxpayers For Common Sense Technology Network AKA Technet Tenaska Inc. Tenet Healthcare Corporation Texas Biomedical Rsrch Inst (Formerly Known As Southwest Fdn For Biomed Rsrch ) Texas Farm Bureau Texas Hospital Association Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Employee Benefits Pool Texas Neurofibromatosis Foundation The Advocacy Fund The Babcock & Wilcox Company The Bank Of New York Mellon The Constitution Project The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society The Ohio State University The Regence Group The Rotary Foundation Of Rotary International The Society Of Thoracic Surgeons The Washington Tax Group The Wireless Broadband Coalition (Wbc) Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Inc. Thorn Run Partners TIAA-CREF Time Warner Cable Traditional Values Coalition Trust For America’s Health Trust For Public Land Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Tulane University

United Airlines Inc. United Continental Holdings (Formerly Known As Continental Airlines Inc.) United Negro College Fund Inc. United Services Automobile Association United Spinal Association United Steel Paper & Forestry Rubber Manufacturing Energy Unitedhealth Group Inc. Unitedhealth Group, Inc. University Corporation For Atmospheric Research University Hospitals University Hospitals Health System University Of California University Of Cincinnati University Of Colorado University Of Delaware University Of Houston System University Of Illinois University Of Kansas University Of Kentucky Research Foundation University Of Massachusetts University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey University Of Minnesota University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine University Of Pittsburgh University Of Rochester University Of Saint Francis University Of Southern California University Of Utah–Arup Laboratories University Of Virginia University Of Wisconsin-Madison Upstate Niagara Cooperative Inc. US Airways USA Rice Federation

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Verizon Communications, Inc. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated VHA Inc Volunteers Of America Volvo Car Corporation Volvo Group North America LLC

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Washington University In St Louis Waterways Council Inc. Welch Allyn Wellpoint, Inc. Weston Solutions Incorporated Willco Technologies Williams Companies Inc. Wills Eye Health System

Yale University Yum! Brands Inc

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