Social gaming giant files plans with House and Senate in Washington DC
This week, social gaming giant Zynga, Inc. disclosed the plans filed with the House and Senate in Washington DC, indicating an intention to influence policy areas like gaming, Internet gambling, and online privacy.
In order to do that, the company has hired lobbyists Jeffrey Peck and Justin McCarthy of Peck, Madigan, Jones & Stewart. Prior to this, Peck was majority staff director for the Senate Judiciary Committee, while McCarthy served as a legislative lobbyist for the administration of former President George W. Bush.
In addition, Zynga also has hired Alix Burns of Bay Bridge Strategies, who used to be a finance director with former Vice President Al Gore's presidential campaign.