The First Street database is a political intelligence tool offered by CQ Press. The company has taken mountains of data from publishing government and political directories for years and digitized it into an extensive relational database. The database contains more than 660,000 lobbying forms, filed by more than 43,000 lobbyists dating back to 2004. Information on more than 100,000 pieces of legislation dating back to 1993 is used to correlate associations between 240,000 congressional and federal staffers, 33,000 clients of registered lobbying organizations and 18,000 congressional and federal organizations. All the information is fresh with update times ranging from near real-time to weekly.