The National Assn. of Broadcasters has signed Gephardt Government Affairs to defend the current retransmission consent system, where cable and satellite companies must negotiate a deal to carry network TV fare.
Downey McGrath, the firm of former Congressmen Tom Downey (D) and Ray McGrath (R), is “exploring options for carbon tax” on behalf of the Taxpayers for Common Sense non-partisan federal budget watchdog group.
Egyptian 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.
The 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.
Nevada'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).
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