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Mexico Retains Raben in $2.3M Pact

Fri, Jun. 24, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Flag of MexicoMexico’s consulate general has retained The Raben Group to propose a communications plan for the purpose of sharing the experiences of Mexicans living domestically as well as in the U.S.

Lockheed Martin Continues NDAA Lobbying Salvo

Mon, Jun. 20, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Lockheed MartinLockheed Martin Corporation has hired The McKeon Group, Inc. as part of a continued effort to influence the scope of the 2017 defense budget.

UFC Hires Farragut to Fight Muhammad Ali Act

Fri, Jun. 10, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

UFCMixed martial arts promoter the Ultimate Fighting Championship has retained Farragut Partners in response to a House resolution aimed at regulating full-contact combat sports. (1 reader comment)

Airline Advocates for Privatized Airport Screening

Wed, Jun. 8, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

JetBlueJetBlue has hired Washington, D.C. government relations firm Van Scoyoc Associates for lobbying help regarding the Transportation Security Administration’s Screening Partnership Program.

Madison Group Pitches for Russian Rocket Engines

Mon, May 23, 2016

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.

Ogilvy Takes on Criminal Justice Reform

Fri, May 20, 2016

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)

E-cigarette Group Gets Lobbying Help

Wed, May 18, 2016

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)

McBee Mans Virgin Spaceflight

Tue, May 17, 2016

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.

Google Gears Up for Self-Driving Car Lobbying Salvo

Tue, May 10, 2016

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.

DCI Group Drafts Raben Amid Puerto Rico Debt Debate

Mon, May 9, 2016

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)

Comcast Calls Farragut

Mon, Apr. 18, 2016

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.

Mercury Aids AirBnB

Mon, Apr. 11, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

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

Libyan Political Party Gets Washington Representation

Fri, Apr. 8, 2016

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.

Trump Hires Manafort for Delegate Push

Tue, Mar. 29, 2016

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)

Southwest Signed to Pitch Japan Trade

Mon, Mar. 28, 2016

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.

National Philanthropic Trust Calls Castro

Fri, Mar. 25, 2016

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.