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Fri., Nov. 1, 2013
McGraw Hill Taps Washington Rep
By Kevin McCauley
 
standard & poor'sMcGraw Hill Financial has hired Washington representation for financial matters as its S&P unit is under legal assault.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Oct. 22, 2013
Ogilvy Laces on Nike
By Kevin McCauley
 
nikeOgilvy has picked up Nike for Washington issues regarding trade, tax, healthcare, sports and privacy issues.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Oct. 17, 2013
Ex-Senator Breaux Walks Asbestos Lobby Beat
By Kevin McCauley
 
Former Democratic Louisiana Senator John Breaux is working a long-running asbestos settlement case on behalf of four corporate bankruptcy trusts organized to pay cash to victims.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Oct. 16, 2013
Egyptian-Americans Challenge Obama
By Kevin McCauley
 
egyptEgyptian Americans for Democracy and Human Rights has retained Just Consulting, which specializes in social justice and corporate social responsibility matters, to push Washington to promote the restoration of democracy in Egypt.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Oct. 15, 2013
Lobbyists Can Run, But They Can't Hide
By Kevin McCauley
 
lobbyistsThey can run, but they can't hide. The reputation of lobbying is so abysmal that the profession's trade group wants to banish the term from its moniker.
Category: Lobbying
Fri., Oct. 11, 2013
Shell Oil Taps Interior Dept. Alum
By Kevin McCauley
 
Shell Oil has retained a Dept. of the Interior veteran to handled extension of offshore drilling leases in the outer Continental Shelf.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Oct. 10, 2013
Koch Bros. Sign Ice Miller
By Kevin McCauley
 
Koch Companies Public Sector has signed Ice Miller Strategies for issues regarding cybersecurity and chemicals.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Sep. 30, 2013
Harbour Rises to Defense of Georgia
By Kevin McCauley
 
Harbour Group has inked a $20K monthly assignment to represent the former Soviet republic of Georgia as tensions rise between it and Russia.
Category: Lobbying
Fri., Sep. 27, 2013
Ex-Congressman to KY PR Shop
By Greg Hazley
 
ben chandlerFormer four-term Democratic congressman from Kentucky Ben Chandler has joined with two Bluegrass State PR pros to form Omni Advocacy Group in Fort Mitchell, K.Y.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Sep. 26, 2013
Ex-Congressman Launches Shop
By Kevin McCauley
 
Former Kentucky Congressman Ben Chandler has formed Omni Advocacy Group government relations shop.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Sep. 16, 2013
Ex-Congressman Does PA for Occupied Cyprus
By Kevin McCauley
 
Former Brooklyn/Staten Island congressman is handling public affairs and government relations duties for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, the occupied section of Cyprus.
Category: Lobbying
Fri., Sep. 13, 2013
Israeli Defense Contractor Hires Ex-Congressman
By Kevin McCauley
 
rafaelIsrael's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has recruited former Pennsylvania congressman to push for Pentagon, border security and disaster relief contracts.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Sep. 10, 2013
AR&TBA Hits the Road with Elmendorf Ryan
By Kevin McCauley
 
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association has signed a Democratic lobbying powerhouse to push its bid for more federal funding for road projects.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Aug. 28, 2013
Coffee Industry Gets Help in CA Reform Push
By Greg Hazley
 
NCAThe National Coffee Association has brought in a Sacramento public affairs firm as the coffee industry trade group joins a growing push to curtail California's Proposition 65, which requires products to list potentially harmful ingredients.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Aug. 26, 2013
Nevada Ex-Gov. Hops Aboard 'X Train'
By Kevin McCauley
 
xtrainNevada's longest-serving governor has signed on for federal lobbying duties to support construction of the "X Train," a restoration of passenger rail service between Las Vegas and southern California (Fullerton).
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Aug. 21, 2013
SSS Speaks for Gun Silencer Group
By Kevin McCauley
 
American Silencer Assn.Shockey Scofield Solutions has signed on to represent the American Silencer Assn., which is based in Atlanta.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Aug. 13, 2013
Cassidy Fronts Iraqi Opposition Party
By Kevin McCauley
 
Iraq's Tajdeed Party, the political organization of the country's exiled former vice president, Tariq Al-Hashimi, awards $120K one-year pact in Washington.
Category: Lobbying
Fri., Aug. 2, 2013
Foreign Clients Power Podesta
By Kevin McCauley
 
Tony PodestaThe Podesta Group reports an impressive $2.6M in first-half fees/reimbursements from foreign governments, up 86 percent from last year.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Jul. 31, 2013
Koch Bros Hire DC Firm to Snuff Carbon Tax
By Kevin McCauley
 
dixieThe company of billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch has hired Republican firm Shockey Scofield Solutions to kill any effort to tax emissions from the burning of fossil fuels, which contributes to global warming.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Jul. 24, 2013
7-Eleven, ICE Target, Keeps Eye on Immigration Reform
By Kevin McCauley
 
7-ElevenConvenience store operator 7-Eleven, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement target, has hired Republican lobbying support  to monitor the Washington debate over immigration reform.
Category: Lobbying
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