PR Week: Industry groups, 5 PR agencies go to court to halt New York State lobbying redefinition (In the News)

Frank Washkuch

“Public relations firms that do not want to register as lobbyists will be deterred from communicating with the press on legislative issues, or will be forced to outsource this work to registered lobbyists,” it said. “Moreover, public relations firms will need to create their own internal compliance systems, which will hinder the way public relations firms do business. Alternatively, PR firms may stop doing business in New York State.”

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