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Fri., Jul. 25, 2014
Carmen Hits Highway for US Chamber
By Kevin McCauley
 
us chamberCarmen Group is working for the US Chamber of Commerce to establish a long-term funding mechanism for the Highway Trust Fund.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Jul. 22, 2014
Podesta Works Sallie Mae Spin-Off
By Kevin McCauley
 
navientPodesta Group navigates the D.C. political scene for Navient Solutions Inc. as Democrats push to revamp the $1.2T student loan sector.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Jul. 21, 2014
Ogilvy Throws PR Lifeline to Migrant Group
By Kevin McCauley
 
MOASOgilvy PR is representing the Migrant Offshore Aid Station, which is bankrolled by high-risk insurer Tangiers Group, for immigration, maritime and foreign relations matters.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Jul. 17, 2014
Ecuador Targets Chevron
By Kevin McCauley
 
ecuadorThe Embassy of Ecuador has hired the firm of former liberal Congressman Bill Delahunt of Massachusetts to improve bilateral ties with it and the U.S. and to keep on top of Chevron's "communications strategies and lobbying efforts" in both federal Washington and think tanks.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Jul. 16, 2014
Public Strategies Alum Tapped to Drive GM Policy
By Greg Hazley
 
robert fergusonGeneral Motors has brought back Robert Ferguson for its top public policy role as the carmaker continues to navigate its recall crisis, rebuild its reputation and placate Washington.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Jul. 15, 2014
SEC Fines E&Y $4M for Improper Lobbying
By Kevin McCauley
 
ernst & youngErnst & Young has agreed to pay more than $4M to settle charges levied by the Securities and Exchange Commission that it violated auditor independence rules by lobbying for two audit clients.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Jul. 10, 2014
Glover Park Surfs Media Wave for Discovery
By Kevin McCauley
 
discoveryGlover Park Group is helping Discovery Communications navigate the merger wave that is washing over the media world.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Jul. 7, 2014
S&B Reps Hobby Lobby's Legal Strategist
By Kevin McCauley
 
Hobby LobbyShirley & Banister handled media connected with the Supreme Court's landmark Hobby Lobby ruling, exempting closely held corporations from the Affordable Care Act's requirement to provide workers with insurance coverage for birth control due to religious beliefs.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Jul. 7, 2014
C&M Targets Trade for Taiwan
By Kevin McCauley
 
C&M International is working to negotiate a free trade agreement with the US for Taiwan under a one-year pact worth $423,728.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Jun. 26, 2014
Stoss Cares for Humana's DC Push
By Kevin McCauley
 
doug stossDoug Stoss, who served a five-year term at Bristol-Myers Squibb as director of market access strategy, is now at Humana's Washington office in the VP-federal affairs post.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Jun. 19, 2014
Adelson's Sands Deals In Keelon
By Kevin McCauley
 
sandsSheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands Corp. has hired Keelon Group to monitor federal policy toward online gaming.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Jun. 18, 2014
Akin Gump Pushes for Amazon's Wings
By Kevin McCauley
 
prime airAkin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is working to make Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ dream of delivering packages by air a reality.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Jun. 16, 2014
MasterCard Charges FTI with Lobbying Duties
By Kevin McCauley
 
mastercardMasterCard International has signed on as client at FTI Consulting for foreign policy and business support.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Jun. 5, 2014
Venable Cuts Ties with Gazprom
By Kevin McCauley
 
bayh, gazpromVenable cut ties with Gazprom, the Russian gas monopoly used as a political tool by the country’s strong man Vladimir Putin, effective March 31.
Category: Lobbying
Fri., May 30, 2014
DLA Piper Reps Human Rights-Challenged Bahrain
By Kevin McCauley
 
bahrainDLA Piper represents Bahrain, which is in the midst of a bloody three-year old crackdown of its majority Shiite population, before Congress as it seeks support for what it says are its anti-terrorism efforts.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., May 21, 2014
Akin Gump Rides Bullet Train
By Kevin McCauley
 
maglevJapan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has given Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld a ten-month contract to court Congress on funding a "Maglev" (magnetic levitation) train in the northeast corridor from D.C. to Baltimore.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., May 20, 2014
Ex-Congressman Speaks for Goldman
By Kevin McCauley
 
Earl PomeroyFormer North Dakota Congressman Earl Pomeroy is helping Goldman Sachs navigate the Washington regulatory and legislative thicket in the areas of financial services, commodity markets and tax issues.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., May 8, 2014
GOP Operative Goes to Ogilvy
By Kevin McCauley
 
bud albrightBud Albright, who served in three Republican Administrations, is joining Ogilvy Government Relations on May 15.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., May 7, 2014
Comcast Reaches for Ex-Rockefeller Aide
By Kevin McCauley
 
stuart chapmanStuart Chapman, one-time chief of staff to powerful Democratic West Virginia Senator Jay Rockefeller, has signed on as Washington lobbyist for Comcast.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., May 5, 2014
Cassidy Opens Cloakroom
By Kevin McCauley
 
Cassidy & Assocs. has retained Cloakroom Advisors as subcontractor for its push to pressure the Government of Bangladesh to suspend a human rights tribunal probing atrocities in the country’s war of independence from Pakistan of more than 40 years ago in which up to 3M people died.
Category: Lobbying
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