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Wed., May 25, 2016
Iraq Peace Group Gets Capitol Hill Representation
By Jon Gingerich
Peace Ambassadors for IraqPeace Ambassadors for Iraq has hired Logan International Relations to spread its message on bringing peace and reconciliation to Iraq.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., May 23, 2016
Madison Group Pitches for Russian Rocket Engines
By Jon Gingerich
United Launch AllianceUnited Launch Alliance LLC, the joint space launch venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing, has tapped The Madison Group for lobbying issues related to sanctions against the Russian RD-180 rocket engine.
Category: Lobbying
Fri., May 20, 2016
Ogilvy Takes on Criminal Justice Reform
By Jon Gingerich
U.S. Justice Action NetworkThe U.S. Justice Action Network has retained Ogilvy Government Relations for Capitol Hill representation regarding a series of bills that change current U.S. criminal sentencing laws. (1 reader comment)
Category: Lobbying
Wed., May 18, 2016
E-cigarette Group Gets Lobbying Help
By Jon Gingerich

American E-Liquid Manufacturing Standards AssociationThe trade group representing manufacturers of the “e-liquid” fluid contained in electronic cigarettes has hired The FGA Group for lobbying help on tobacco issues. (1 reader comment)

Category: Lobbying
Tue., May 17, 2016
McBee Mans Virgin Spaceflight
By Jon Gingerich
Virgin GalacticSpaceflight pioneers Virgin Galactic has hired McBee Strategic Consulting for lobbying help on issues related to the commercial small launch industry.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., May 12, 2016
Franklin Square Group Flies for New Drone Advocacy Coalition
By Jon Gingerich
Drone Manufacturers AllianceThe Drone Manufacturers Alliance, a newly formed coalition dedicated to the unmanned aircraft systems industry, has hired Franklin Square Group for help with federal aviation policy.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., May 10, 2016
Google Gears Up for Self-Driving Car Lobbying Salvo
By Jon Gingerich

Google carGoogle, which recently joined forces with four other companies to form a lobbying coalition to promote the nascent technology of self-driving vehicles, has retained legal firm Venable for further help with automotive-related issues on Capitol Hill.

Category: Lobbying
Mon., May 9, 2016
DCI Group Drafts Raben Amid Puerto Rico Debt Debate
By Jon Gingerich
dciDCI Group is continuing its lobbying effort on Capitol Hill regarding Puerto Rico's ongoing debt issues, as Congress weighs a potential restructuring of the U.S. Caribbean territory’s debt. (2 reader comments)
Category: Lobbying
Thu., May 5, 2016
National Audubon Society Calls on Cloakroom
By Jon Gingerich
National Audubon SocietyThe National Audubon Society has retained Cloakroom Advisors for lobbying issues related to bird habitats.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., May 4, 2016
Lockheed Martin Locks Up Lobbying Help for '17 Defense Budget
By Jon Gingerich
Lockheed MartinCommunications and lobbying firm TheGroup has been hired by aerospace and weapons systems giant Lockheed Martin for lobbying issues surrounding the 2017 defense budget.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Apr. 18, 2016
Comcast Calls Farragut
By Jon Gingerich
ComcastComcast has tapped Washington, D.C. firm Farragut Partners LLP for lobbying support on a bundle of communications, taxation, government and consumer issues.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Apr. 11, 2016
Mercury Aids AirBnB
By Jon Gingerich

AirBnBMercury is providing Washington support for online lodging marketplace AirBnB on a series of economic development issues.

Category: Lobbying
Mon., Apr. 11, 2016
Squire Patton Boggs Signs United Health Group
By Jon Gingerich
United Health GroupSquire Patton Boggs has been hired to represent healthcare services giant United Health Group in Capitol Hill on healthcare related issues.
Category: Lobbying
Fri., Apr. 8, 2016
Libyan Political Party Gets Washington Representation
By Jon Gingerich
General National CongressAlexandria Group International LLC has signed a pact with Libyan political party the General National Congress and its appointed National Salvation Government to assist in representing Libya's interests in Washington.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Mar. 29, 2016
Trump Hires Manafort for Delegate Push
By Jon Gingerich
Trump buttonDonald Trump has enlisted veteran lobbyist and political PR consultant Paul Manafort in an effort to lock up his delegate lead in the Republican primaries. (1 reader comment)
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Mar. 28, 2016
Southwest Signed to Pitch Japan Trade
By Jon Gingerich
Tokyo, JapanSouthwest Strategies LLC has been hired to provide communications and community outreach support for trade policy developments between the U.S. and Japan.
Category: Lobbying
Fri., Mar. 25, 2016
National Philanthropic Trust Calls Castro
By Jon Gingerich
National Philanthropic TrustCastro Strategies LLC has been hired to represent independent public charity National Philanthropic Trust on Capitol Hill for taxation issues.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Mar. 21, 2016
CVS Calls on Kountoupes Denham
By Jon Gingerich

CVSBoutique Washington, D.C. shop Kountoupes Denham has been picked by CVS Health to provide Capitol Hill support on taxation related issues.

Category: Lobbying
Thu., Mar. 17, 2016
Avenue Reps AMA
By Jon Gingerich
American Medical AssociationThe American Medical Association has hired healthcare lobbying firm Avenue Solutions for Capitol Hill representation on a series of issues related to Medicare and healthcare policy. (1 reader comment)
Category: Lobbying
Fri., Mar. 11, 2016
Covington & Burling Reps H&R Block
By Jon Gingerich
H&R BlockCovington & Burling is representing tax preparation giant H&R Block, Inc. in Capitol Hill with lobbying help related to taxation and internal revenue code issues.
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