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Lobbyists Pitch Capitol Hill for Chinese Steel

Fri, Jan. 20, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

CCPIT Husch Blackwell has been tapped by China’s national foreign trade and investment promotion agency to educate members of Congress and White House administration officials on trade issues related to stainless steel.

Lobbyist D'Amato Booted from NY-Bound Flight

Tue, Jan. 10, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Former State Senator of New York was kicked off JetBlue flight just for speaking out.Al D’Amato, the former New York Senator and founder of lobbying powerhouse Park Strategies, was kicked off a JetBlue flight yesterday after sounding off against the plane's crew.

Google Hires Lobbying Help for AI Efforts

Thu, Jan. 5, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

GoogleGoogle has tapped government consulting firm Perry Bayliss Government Relations for Capitol Hill representation on lobbying issues related to artificial intelligence.

Spacecraft Group Launches Lobbying Salvo

Fri, Dec. 16, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

United Launch Alliance Space launch provider United Launch Alliance has hired Shank Public Policy for help with lobbying issues related to aerospace, budget and defense.

Ogilvy Ships Policy Support for FedEx

Fri, Dec. 16, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

FedExFedEx has retained Ogilvy Government Relations for help with federal aviation policy, as well as taxation and trademark issues.

Uber Hails Ulman Public Policy & Federal

Fri, Dec. 16, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

UberUber has tapped Ulman Public Policy & Federal Relations for Capitol Hill representation on labor and transportation issues.

The Sugar Association Signs Lobbying Support

Thu, Dec. 15, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

The Sugar AssociationThe Sugar Association, the U.S. trade association for the sugar industry, has tapped Olsson, Frank, Weeda, Terman & Matz for representation on Capitol Hill.

Ogilvy Secures LifeLock

Tue, Dec. 13, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

LifeLockOgilvy Government Relations has been hired to represent LifeLock, Inc. in Washington on finance and consumer-related issues.

Podesta Pitches for Pepsi

Mon, Dec. 5, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

PepsiPepsiCo has hired Heather Podesta + Partners in light of Congress' possible early reauthorization of the federal farm bill.

Podesta Lifts Lobbying Support for CrossFit

Thu, Dec. 1, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

CrossFitBranded strength and conditioning regimen CrossFit has tapped Washington, D.C.-based political affairs powerhouse Podesta Group for representation on Capitol Hill.

Sudan Signs White & Case

Wed, Nov. 30, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

SudanWhite & Case is representing the government of Sudan in connection with ongoing U.S. litigation issues related to al Qaeda’s 2000 bombing of the USS Cole. (1 reader comment)

Saudi Arabia Deepens Lobbying Depot

Wed, Nov. 23, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia, which remains engaged in a months-long battle on Capitol Hill over the “Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act,” has continued its lobbying blitz with the appointment of The McKeon Group and others to provide government relations counsel and PR support. (1 reader comment)

Jordanian Embassy Hires Hogan Lovells

Tue, Nov. 1, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Jordan flagHogan Lovells has been hired to rep Jordan's embassy in Washington, D.C. regarding a landmark case which alleged that country's largest financial lender helped fund terrorist attacks.

Polaris Pitches for Yelp

Wed, Oct. 19, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

YelpYelp has tapped Polaris Government Relations for help with computer industry issues on Capitol Hill.

Akin Gump Advises Millennium Health

Fri, Oct. 7, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Millennium HealthDrug-testing laboratory Millennium Health has hired Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld to advocate Medicare related issues on Capitol Hill. (1 reader comment)

Saudi Arabia Continues Lobbying Spree

Tue, Oct. 4, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Saudi MICOn the heels of signing high-profile contracts with Glover Park Group and Squire Patton Boggs, Saudi Arabia has continued its lobbying push on Capitol Hill, hiring King & Spalding as well as Podesta Group. (4 reader comments)

Refugee Group Retains Lobbying Firm

Mon, Oct. 3, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

GSAFaith-based non-profit Global Strategic Alliance has hired J.M. Burkman Associates for help with refugee issues on Capitol Hill.

Gabon Gets Ogilvy Media Counsel

Tue, Sep. 27, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Gabonese RepublicOgilvy Public Relations has been hired to push earned media opportunities with the political press on behalf of the Gabonese Republic. (1 reader comment)

Saudi Arabia Lines Up Lobbying Effort

Mon, Sep. 26, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Flag of Saudia ArabiaSaudi Arabia has hired Glover Park Group and Squire Patton Boggs after passage of a Congressional bill that would allow the families of terrorist attack victims to sue foreign governments. (1 reader comment)

Keelen Messages for Mail Union

Tue, Sep. 20, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

National Association of Letter CarriersThe National Association of Letter Carriers has hired The Keelen Group to represent that USPS union on federal postal legislation.

Charter Comms. Calls McBee

Wed, Sep. 14, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Charter CommunicationsCharter Communications has hired McBee Strategic Consulting for issues on Capitol Hill related to telecommunications and broadcasting.

Beverage Assoc. Works to Raise Marketability

Wed, Sep. 7, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Kombucha Brewers InternationalKombucha Brewers International has hired McDermott Will & Emery LLP to work Capitol Hill on taxation issues as they apply to the beverage industry.