• Although they did not pass a law regulating lobbying at the capitol – a law that McCreary supported – legislators showed responsiveness to McCreary's desire for this reform by putting stricter regulations on who could be in the legislative chambers while the legislature was in session.
  • Wikipedia: James B. McCreary
  • As Chairman of the GAC, Oppenheimer lobbied vigorously for international arms control and funding for basic science, and attempted to influence policy away from a heated arms race.
  • Wikipedia: J. Robert Oppenheimer
  • By 1775 six of the 14 years of Watt's original patent had elapsed, but thanks to Boulton's lobbying Parliament passed an act extending Watt's patent until 1800.
  • Wikipedia: Matthew Boulton
  • Carroll travelled to England to press his case, although Hart later claimed that he had been promised no such lobbying would take place.
  • Wikipedia: Charles Carroll the Settler
  • During the 1946 postseason, rumors began to swirl that Yankees owner Larry MacPhail was lobbying Brooklyn Dodgers manager Leo Durocher to leave the Dodgers and manage the Yankees.
  • Wikipedia: Happy Chandler
  • During the debate, which continued past midnight, Desha appeared on the floor of the chamber to lobby legislators to support the bill and actually moved the previous question to end debate, which was, in the words of Kentucky historian Lowell H.
  • Wikipedia: Joseph Desha
  • Foliot denied that he ever lobbied for the office, but John of Salisbury and Thomas Becket apparently believed that Foliot desired it.
  • Wikipedia: Gilbert Foliot
  • From the mid-1970s, members of the Noongar community lobbied for the erection of a statue of Yagan as part of the WAY 1979 sesquicentennial celebrations.
  • Wikipedia: Yagan
  • Garrard was supportive of the reforms – which included the abolition of the death penalty for all crimes except murder – and lobbied for the education of incarcerated individuals.
  • Wikipedia: James Garrard
  • Hawes unsuccessfully lobbied President Davis to remove Hawes' former superior, Humphrey Marshall, from command.
  • Wikipedia: Richard Hawes
  • He became involved with the United Farmers of Alberta, which prior to 1919 was a non-partisan lobby group that eschewed direct involvement in the political process.
  • Wikipedia: Herbert Greenfield
  • He saw the Academy as the peak lobby group of the scientific community and their main liaison with government and industry.
  • Wikipedia: Frank Macfarlane Burnet
  • He worked for a time as a consultant to Washington lobbying and law firm Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky.
  • Wikipedia: Wendell H. Ford
  • His friend Felix Frankfurter, then a Harvard Law School professor, was among those lobbying hard for Hand's appointment.
  • Wikipedia: Learned Hand
  • However, Catholic lobbying was particularly effective in the legislative arena, where their arguments – that contraception was unnatural, harmful, and indecent – impeded several initiatives, including an attempt in 1924 by Mary Dennett to overturn federal anti-contraception laws.
  • Wikipedia: Birth control movement in the United States
  • However, Kamin praises the spacious lobby and the theater's underground design as a concession to preserve the green lakefront.
  • Wikipedia: Harris Theater (Chicago)
  • However, someone in the junta was a CIA informant and reported the incident, allowing American officials to individually lobby the officers to change their stance.
  • Wikipedia: December 1964 South Vietnamese coup
  • In 1881, this lobbying led Philadelphia Mint Superintendent Archibald Loudon Snowden to order Mint Engraver Charles Barber to produce uniform designs for a new cent, three-cent piece, and five-cent piece.
  • Wikipedia: Nickel (United States coin)
  • In 1902, nine further tablets were installed, intermittently spaced along the central of the five rows, including the memorial to Alice Ayres for which Watts had lobbied.
  • Wikipedia: Postman's Park
  • In 1964, several groups of Native dam opponents in the Yukon Flats came together to form an organization called Gwitchya Gwitchin Ginkhye, which lobbied against the project.
  • Wikipedia: Rampart Dam
  • In any event, according to Police Commissioner Jan van der Straten, initial head of the investigation until his 2005 retirement, Holloway did not have to go through the lobby to return to her room.
  • Wikipedia: Natalee Holloway
  • In his 2001 Memoirs, Teller claims that he did lobby Oppenheimer, but that Oppenheimer had convinced him that he should take no action and that the scientists should leave military questions in the hands of the military; Teller claims he was not aware that Oppenheimer and other scientists were being consulted as to the actual use of the weapon and implies that Oppenheimer was being hypocritical.
  • Wikipedia: Edward Teller
  • In line with his reputation for promoting his state, Playford also privately lobbied the Liberal government in Canberra on behalf of the state Labor administration for more infrastructure funding.
  • Wikipedia: Thomas Playford IV
  • In particular, the US had abolished the slave trade in 1808, and Wilberforce lobbied the American government to enforce its own prohibition more strongly.
  • Wikipedia: William Wilberforce
  • In the 1990s, Lawrence Johnson, a member of Waco's city council, viewed pictures of the Washington lynching at the National Civil Rights Museum, and began to lobby for a monument to the lynching.
  • Wikipedia: Lynching of Jesse Washington