Tyco Electronics Spending Big for Feds’ Ears PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mike Buetow   
Tuesday, 04 March 2008 05:20
PEMBROKE, BERMUDA – Tyco Electronics forked over nearly $1 million in lobbying expenses in the last six months of 2007, according to a required disclosure form.

According to the filing, Tyco Electronics lobbied Congress, the departments of Homeland Security, Commerce and Treasury, the Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Trade Representative.

The company lobbied on federal contracting issues, funding for public safety communications equipment, international tax on foreign investments, and trade with China.

The company is one of the largest connector suppliers in the world. It split from parent Tyco International last year. Per the filing, Tyco registered to lobby the government in July, and spent $900,000 from that period through year-end.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2008 05:21


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