Under Fire from Lawmakers, Live Nation Grows Lobbying Efforts
Live Nation Entertainment, already spending far more than any of its competitors on lobbying, has reportedly added to its efforts in that space. The entertainment giant has hired Stewart Strategies and Solutions, a Washington D.C. firm, to lobby on its behalf. The California-based company’s account will be managed by... Read more
Coalition for Ticket Fairness Expands Scope With Lobbyist Hires
The Coalition for Ticket Fairness (CTF) has expanded its scope from its base in New York with the hire of its first federal lobbyists, according to reporting by Politico. The organization, which advocates for expanded consumer ticketing protections, retained Jonathan McCollum and Jack Roach of Davidoff Hutcher & Citron... Read more
Report: Live Nation Spent 5X More on Lobbying Than Anyone in Ticketing
In recent years, a litany of voices have called for better consumer-friendly regulation on ticketing and the live events industry as a whole. From consumer advocates to state and national legislators on all ends of the political spectrum and even actual regulatory agencies like the FTC, efforts to push... Read more