Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions 2017-04-14T16:13:04+00:00
What is a lobbyist? 2017-04-14T15:53:18+00:00

“Lobbyist ” means any individual who receives two thousand dollars ($2,000) or more in economic consideration in a calendar month, other than reimbursement for reasonable travel expenses, or whose principal duties as an employee are, to communicate directly or through his or her agents with any elective state official, agency official, or legislative official for the purpose of influencing legislative or administrative action.*

What is a lobbying firm? 2017-04-14T15:53:47+00:00

Lobbying firm” means any business entity, including an individual contract lobbyist, which meets either of the following criteria:

(1) The business entity receives or becomes entitled to receive any compensation, other than reimbursement for reasonable travel expenses, for the purpose of influencing legislative or administrative action on behalf of any other person, and any partner, owner, officer, or employee of the business entity is a lobbyist.

(2) The business entity receives or becomes entitled to receive any compensation, other than reimbursement for reasonable travel expenses, to communicate directly with any elective state official, agency official, or legislative official for the purpose of influencing legislative or administrative action on behalf of any other person, if a substantial or regular portion of the activities for which the business entity receives compensation is for the purpose of influencing legislative or administrative action. *

What is the function of a lobbying firm? 2017-04-14T15:59:38+00:00

All lobbying firms differ but what makes The Gualco Group, Inc. choice is our over 20 year standing which allows us relationships with the Legislature, Administration and State agencies.

Who is The Gualco Group, Inc. and what are their backgrounds? 2017-04-14T16:00:02+00:00

To learn more about the team players of The Gualco Group, Inc. please visit our “About Us” section of our website.

If I would like to be represented by The Gualco Group, Inc. team, what are the next steps? 2017-04-14T16:00:28+00:00

Please contact us and we can schedule a meeting to further discuss how we can provide a value-added dimension to your efforts. You may find our contact information on our “Contact Us” page.

Can The Gualco Group, Inc. assist with grant writing/submission? 2017-04-14T16:00:57+00:00

Yes.

 

* information was pulled from the Fair Political Practices Commission’s
publication titled “2010 Version of the Political Reform Act of 1974”.