August issue will feature articles & profiles from leaders in these areas -- Contact Jon Gingerich
|Category: Lobbying||Return to Latest News|
Avenue Strategies, the consulting and lobbying firm formed by Republican strategist Barry Bennett and former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, has been hired by the Bank of Beirut to improve the image of Lebanon’s banking system in Washington.
The Associated General Contractors of America has retained law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr for Capitol Hill representation on government contract issues.
A coalition of organizations dedicated to protecting the U.S. Resettlement Program has hired Podesta Group for Capitol Hill representation on budget issues as they pertain to immigration and refugee policies.
The National Job Corps Association has retained Kountoupes Denham for Capitol Hill representation on issues involving Jobs Corps authorization and management reform.
Koch Industries has retained lobbying help to advocate its opposition to a divisive GOP tax reform proposal that could drastically overhaul how imports are taxed in the U.S.
Podesta Group this week filed documents with the Justice Department detailing services it completed three years ago for a pro-Russia Ukrainian political party, work that was allegedly performed under the guidance of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his longtime deputy Rick Gates. (1 reader comment)
Consumer electronics maker Roku, Inc. has hired Hogan Lovells to advocate that company’s position on net neutrality issues, as the Trump administration has expressed its desires to overturn the FCC’s landmark 2015 rules for an open Internet.
Christian Solidarity International has retained Global Strategic Communications Group to advocate its support of a bi-partisan bill that prohibits the government’s indirect funding of terrorist organizations.
PETA has tapped RedRock Strategies to advocate on behalf of legislation recently introduced in the House that involves the use of animals in military training exercises.
Flynn Intel Group, the lobbying firm owned by short-lived national security adviser Michael T. Flynn, has disclosed new documents to the Justice Department in an attempt to set the record straight concerning its controversial work for a company with ties to the Turkish government. (1 reader comment)
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Association has retained Navigators Global for Washington policy matters related to automated vehicles, among other automotive-industry issues.
A group of businesses and stakeholders that advocate for infrastructure and investment improvements along the Northeast Corridor railway line has retained Holland & Knight to pitch Congress on passenger rail funding and infrastructure.