Clerk of the House of Representatives
Legislative Resource Center
B-106 Cannon Building
Washington, DC 20515
http://lobbyingdisclosure.house.gov
Secretary of the Senate
Office of Public Records
232 Hart Building
Washington, DC 20510
http://www.senate.gov/lobby

LOBBYING REGISTRATION

Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Section 4)

Check One: New Registrant New Client for Existing Registrant Amendment

1. Effective Date of Registration
7/19/2018
2. House Identification
 41732
Senate Identification
 400774330

REGISTRANT Organization/Lobbying Firm Self Employed Individual

3. Registrant Organization
S-3 Group
Address
703 D Street, SE
Address2
 
City
Washington
State
DC
Zip
20003
Country
USA
4. Principal place of business (if different than line 3)
City
 
State
 
Zip
 
Country
 
5. Contact name and telephone number International Number
Contact
 Mr. John Scofield
Telephone
 2026002501
E-mail
 scofield@s-3group.com
6. General description of registrant’s business or activities
 government relations consulting firm

CLIENT A Lobbying Firm is required to file a separate registration for each client. Organizations employing in-house lobbyists should check the box labeled “Self” and proceed to line 10. Self

7. Client name
 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Address
 10706 Beaver Dam Road
City
 Cockeysville
State
 MD
Zip
 21030
Country
 USA
8. Principal place of business (if different than line 7)
City
 
State
 
Zip
 
Country
 
9. General description of client’s business or activities
 television broadcasting company

LOBBYISTS

10. Name of each individual who has acted or is expected to act as a lobbyist for the client identified on line 7. If any person listed in this section has served as a “covered executive branch official” or “covered legislative branch official” within twenty years of first acting as a lobbyist for the client, state the executive and/or legislative position(s) in which the person served.

Name   Covered Official Position (if applicable)
First
Last
Suffix
 John  Scofield    Comms Dir, House Approps; Press Sec, Rep. LoBiondo
 Rob  Collins    Chief of Staff, Maj. Leader Eric Cantor
 Mike  Ference    Dir of Strategic Development, Maj Leader Eric Cantor
 Matt  Bravo    Director of Floor Operations for Maj. Whip Steve Scalise; Prof Staff, E&C; Floor Asst to Maj. Leader Eric Cantor
 Arjun  Mody    Policy Dir, US Sen Republican Policy Committee; Counsel, US Sen Kay Bailey Hutchison; Counsel, US Sen Elizabeth Dole

LOBBYING ISSUES

11. General lobbying issue areas (Select all applicable codes).

 COM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12. Specific lobbying issues (current and anticipated)

Issues related to the proposed Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tribune Media merger


AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS

13. Is there an entity other than the client that contributes more than $5,000 to the lobbying activities of the registrant in a quarterly period and either actively participates in and/or in whole or in major part supervises, plans, or controls the registrant’s lobbying activities?

No --> Go to line 14. Yes --> Complete the rest of this section for each entity matching the criteria above, then proceed to line 14.

Internet Address:
 
Name Address Principal Place of Business
Street
City State/Province Zip Code Country

FOREIGN ENTITIES

14. Is there any foreign entity

a) holds at least 20% equitable ownership in the client or any organization identified on line 13; or

b) directly or indirectly, in whole or in major part, plans, supervises, controls, directs, finances or subsidizes activities of the client or any organization identified on line 13; or

c) is an affiliate of the client or any organization identified on line 13 and has a direct interest in the outcome of the lobbying activity?

No --> Sign and date the registration. Yes --> Complete the rest of this section for each entity matching the criteria above, then sign the registration.

Address Ownership
Name Street Principal place of business Amount of contribution
City State/Province Country
(city and state or country) for lobbying activities

Signature
Digitally Signed By: John Scofield
Date
8/1/2018 11:15:59 AM