Pulte Homes Lobbied On Stimulus, Taxes In 2Q
WASHINGTON (AP) ¿ Pulte Homes Inc. lobbied on taxes and issues related to the economic stimulus in the second quarter, according to recent disclosure reports.
For the April-June period, the Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based homebuilder lobbied the federal government on a homebuyer tax credit, Federal Housing Administration and government-sponsored enterprises reform, and other matters.
The filings from last month don't indicate a precise amount spent by Pulte. The company did not provide an exact amount.
Pulte and Centex Corp. are forming the nation's largest homebuilder after both builders' shareholders approved Pulte's takeover of Centex on Tuesday. The acquisition is valued at around $1.53 billion based on Pulte's stock price Tuesday afternoon.Robert Van Heuvelen and Anissa Rogness, who used to work for Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., were among those registered to lobby for Pulte. Conrad is chairman of the Senate Budget Committee.
Select the service that is right for you!COMPARE ALL SERVICES
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
- Weekly roundups
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Upgrade/downgrade alerts
- Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
- Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
- Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
- Real Money + Doug Kass + 15 more Wall Street Pros
- Intraday commentary & news
- Ultra-actionable trading ideas
- 100+ monthly options trading ideas
- Actionable options commentary & news
- Real-time trading community
- Options TV