las vegas sands corp

Republican Governors Association Raises $24 Million

The Republican Governors Association,  a Section 527 political organization,  reported  it raised $24.1 million and spent $15.6 million during the second quarter of 2014.  

Major donors included David Koch , executive VP, Koch Industries (NY) $2.5 million; Sheldon Adelson , CEO, Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NV) $2.5 million; and Ken Griffin , CEO, Citadel Group (IL) $1.5 million.  

Adelson's Las Vegas Sands Hires Blanche Lincoln

The top Republican contributor has hired a former Democratic Senator to lobby for his casino company.  

The government consulting firm of former Sen. Blanche Lincoln , D-Ark., the Lincoln Policy Group, has registered to lobby for the Las Vegas Sands Corp., whose business is described in the registration as an "Upscale, integrated resort and casino operations."