November 2, 2018
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DEFENSE: Knowing Inside Machinations Helps in Planning
Every year, San Diego defense and aerospace companies spend six-figure sums on lobbyists, who represent their clients before government leaders in Washington, D.C.
GOVERNMENT: From Reimbursement to Education, Efforts Made
Samumed has yet to put a drug on the market, but the company wants the ear of osteoarthritis policymakers and advocacy groups.
ENERGY: With Most All Moves Regulated, Co. Weighs In on Issues
Lighting San Diego’s homes. Moving electricity around California and Texas. Sending natural gas through pipelines. Building infrastructure to export liquefied natural gas to foreign ports. Those are only part of what Sempra Energy does to stay in business.
TECH: Qualcomm’s Tech Operates in Heavily Regulated Climate
With its $6 million lobbying budget for 2018, Qualcomm Inc.’s spending to date far outpaced its industry peers.