Data Services

About CBIS GR Data - At its roots, Columbia Books & Information Services (CBIS) is a data provider with over 50 years of experience gathering, normalizing and enhancing government, political and lobbying data. CBIS has extensive experience working with clients across the media, government relations, PAC fundraising, nonprofit and association industries to provide them access with large scale datasets and performing data services such as matching, appending, and licensing datasets. CBIS is uniquely positioned to be able to provide our clients with government relations data as CBIS has unquestionably the most comprehensive and up-to-date source of government relations contacts with over 44,000 lobbyists and government relations professionals included in the database. No other source currently captures the depth of data fields that CBIS captures and maintains for the government relations industry.

Targeted Data License - Using a wide range of criteria from the WashingtonRepresentatives.com database from location, title, Issue area, and more, our team will help you create a customized data set of government relations contacts to meet your licensing needs. During the license period, you can reach out to the contacts as often as you would like and however you would like to do so.

Pricing is dependent three factors: the length of the license, the number of contacts licensed, and the data fields included in the license. If you have any questions or if you would like to request a quote, please contact Matthew Barnes at 240-235-0277 or mbarnes@columbiabooks.com.

Full Access data license - Full Access data licensing provides a complete download of the contacts listed in the Lobbyists.info database, delivered via Excel file, for the client to use separately or within their own CRM. Options for single and multi-year licenses are available. Multi-year clients will benefit from discounted rates and updated/new contacts added to the database. All Full Access Data License clients also receive a complimentary login to Lobbyists.info.

Examples of Licensed Datasets

Example 1: License for government relations contact records with the following titles:
  • Director, Government Affairs
  • Director, Government Relations
  • PAC Contact
  • Vice President, Government Affairs
  • Vice President, Government Relations
  • Manager, Government Affairs
  • Manager, Government Relations
  • Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
  • Senior Vice President, Government Relations
  • Director of Government Affairs
  • Director, Federal Relations
  • Vice President of Government Affairs
  • Director, Federal Affairs
  • Senior Director, Government Relations
Requested Data Fields to be Included:
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Organization
  • Title
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Building Address 1
  • Building Address 2
  • City
  • State
  • Zip
  • Country
Example 2: License for lobbyists related to the Middle East. Requested Data Fields to be Included
  • Telephone Number (work, mobile, home, fax)
  • Email
  • Address
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Company Name
  • Title
Example 3: License for public affairs professionals that are employed by corporations in the health industry, particularly nursing or aging services. Additionally, CBIS will include professionals that work for corporations that are affiliated with or have a giving history with military and aging services organizations. CBIS will focus on corporations in the DC, MD, and VA area. Requested Data Fields to be Included
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Organization
  • Title
  • Email
  • Phone
Example 4: License of lobbyists that work on the legislative issues of agriculture and defense. Requested Data Fields to be Included
  • Telephone Number
  • Email
  • Address
  • First Name
  • Middle Name
  • Last Name
  • Company Name
  • Title
  • Industry
  • Gender
  • Party Affiliation
  • Legislative Issue Areas
Example 5: License for government affairs professionals who work at and/or represent organizations in Pennsylvania. Requested Data Fields to be Included
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Organization Name
  • Client Name
  • Title
  • Phone Number
  • Email
  • Address
Example 6: License for government relations contacts that are: Actively employed at corporations, associations, or lobby firms; Have “Vice President” or “Director” title; Involved in Government Relations; Has an email address. Requested Data Fields to be Included
  • Organization name
  • Person name
  • Person title
  • Email
  • Mailing address
  • Phone
  • Educational background
  • Previous work history
  • Party affiliation
  • Organization industry segment(s)
  • Lobbying issue area(s)
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