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Advocacy Group Brings Knife Fight to Capitol Hill

Fri, Jul. 7, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Knife RightsA knife industry advocacy group has hired Capitol Hill Consulting Group for D.C. lobbying support on civil rights, law enforcement and trade issues as they affect the public’s ability to carry knives.

Prism Reps U.S. Black Chambers

Wed, Jun. 28, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

U.S. Black ChambersPrism Group has signed a pact with the U.S. Black Chambers for advocacy work on Capitol Hill pertaining to economic development and small business issues.

Mercury Lobbies for Iraq Comms.

Tue, Jun. 20, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

MercuryMercury has been tapped by PAM Media, a Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan-based media company, for foreign relations representation in Washington.

Beirut Bank Appoints Avenue Strategies

Wed, Jun. 14, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Bank of Beirut 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.

Construction Trade Group Builds D.C. Lobbying Salvo

Tue, Jun. 13, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

The Associated General Contractors of AmericaThe Associated General Contractors of America has retained law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr for Capitol Hill representation on government contract issues.

Podesta Pitches for Refugee Protection

Fri, May 26, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Refugee Council USAA 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.

Boeing Brings in Lobbying Support

Tue, May 23, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Boeing The Boeing Company has hired Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas for representation on Capitol Hill budget issues as they relate to defense.

Gun Safety Group Gets Lobbying Support

Thu, May 18, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety has tapped government relations firm Subject Matter for help with legislative issues pertaining to firearms. (5 reader comments)

Podesta Spells Out Ukraine Salvo as Intelligence Agencies Circle Manafort

Fri, Apr. 14, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Paul Manafort on CBS This MorningPodesta 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)

Christian Group Tackles Terrorist Funding Bill

Mon, Apr. 3, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Christian Solidarity International,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.

McKeon Group Reps Greek Consulting Firm

Fri, Mar. 31, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

McKeon Group The McKeon Group has been retained by Athens, Greece-based business consulting firm Dorelita Limited to provide advocacy and public affairs services in the U.S.

Podesta Pitches D.C. on Renewable Fuel Standard

Thu, Mar. 23, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

POETU.S. biofuel giant POET LLC has tapped government relations firm Heather Podesta + Partners to lobby Capitol Hill on legislative matters related to the Renewable Fuel Standard.

Raben Reps AIDS United

Wed, Mar. 22, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

AIDS UnitedThe Raben Group has been hired to lobby on behalf of national policy and advocacy organization AIDS United.

Flynn Clarifies Turkey Lobbying Work

Fri, Mar. 10, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Michael T. FlynnFlynn 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)

Fuel Group Lobbies Capitol Hill on RFS program

Fri, Mar. 3, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

AFPMThe American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers has retained government affairs shop Capitol Counsel LLC for representation in Washington on a series of energy and environmental issues.

Knights of Columbus Calls on Lobbying Support

Wed, Mar. 1, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Knights of ColumbusThe Knights of Columbus has retained government affairs group Van Scoyoc Associates for Washington representation on issues related to religion, taxation and government.