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Fri., Apr. 11, 2014
Patton Grabs Gabon
By Kevin McCauley
Gabon, the prosperous African country of 1.5M people, has signed a $50K monthly retainer agreement with Patton Boggs. 
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Apr. 10, 2014
Prime Policy Group Cuts Ukraine Ties
By Kevin McCauley
Prime Policy Group has terminated its work for Ukraine, according to an April 4 filing with the Justice Dept.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Apr. 8, 2014
Northrop Flies to FTI
By Kevin McCauley
northropNorthrop Grumman Corp. has enlisted FTI Government Affairs for Washington work on defense and aerospace matters.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Apr. 2, 2014
PPG's Ukraine Pact Worth $500K
By Kevin McCauley
Prime Policy Group has just released text of its consulting agreement with Ukraine, calling for fees of $500K during a nine-month period.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Mar. 25, 2014
Streett Strolls to BP
By Kevin McCauley
Mary Streett, who was VP-federal government affairs at $24B billion Exelon Corp. is moving in April to BP America as the energy giant rebounds from the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Mar. 24, 2014
Adelson Rolls Dice With Ex-Dem Senator
By Kevin McCauley
Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has hired the firm of Blanche Lincoln, the former Democratic Senator from Arkansas, to reinstate the ban on Internet gambling.
Category: Lobbying
Fri., Mar. 21, 2014
Liberia Denies $200M PR Budget
By Kevin McCauley
Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is denying reports that her African nation spent more than $200M in U.S. lobbying fees and invites a Congressional probe into Liberia’s promotional spending.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Mar. 20, 2014
SeaWorld Catches BP Alum
By Kevin McCauley
OrcasSeaWorld, which is attempting to stave off a California measure banning orca shows in theme parks, has tapped Montgomery Consulting in Sacramento to help torpedo that initiative.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Mar. 20, 2014
NPR Showcases Ketchum's Russia Work
By Kevin McCauley
National Public Radio, in its March 19 broadcast showcasing Ketchum’s work with Russia, asked: “How much of a pariah must a nation become before it loses its public presence in the U.S. capital?”
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Mar. 17, 2014
Podesta Speaks for South Sudan
By Kevin McCauley
Podesta Group is representing South Sudan, the world's newest country, one rocked by civil war led by factions loyal to either its president or vice president.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Mar. 10, 2014
Chevron Motors to Levick
By Kevin McCauley
chevronChevron USA is now at Levick, which took over the bulk of Dow Lohnes Government Strategies in January.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Mar. 10, 2014
LB Lobbies for Turkey
By Kevin McCauley
 LB International Solutions is representing Turkey in conjunction with Dick Gephardt’s Gephardt Group.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Mar. 6, 2014
BHP Steps Up DC Effort
By Kevin McCauley

bhpBHP Billiton, $66B Australia mining/energy conglomerate, has registered a D.C. lobbying outpost with the growth of its U.S. business.

Category: Lobbying
Thu., Feb. 27, 2014
Ex-Congressman Scans Sky for Amazon
By Kevin McCauley
Former Congressman Norm Dicks is representing Amazon on issues surrounding the federal government’s use of cloud computing.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Feb. 25, 2014
C&B Works to Protect Trade Secrets
By Kevin McCauley
Covington & Burling is representing an informal coalition of Big Business, working to keep their trade secrets under wraps.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Feb. 24, 2014
Myth of Shrinking Lobbying Sector Debunked
By Kevin McCauley
the nationLobbying is money in the bank. That’s the takeaway from The Nation’s (March 10) 5,921-word epic that corrects the misperception that lobbying in D.C. is a shrinking business.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Feb. 18, 2014
Lanny Davis Bulks Up China Bus Lobbying Team
By Kevin McCauley

bydCrisis pro Lanny Davis, who represents Chinese electric bus maker BYD, has hired politically connected Kadesh & Assocs. to handle issues arising from its Lancaster, Cal.-manufacturing facility.

Category: Lobbying
Fri., Feb. 7, 2014
Corporate Surveillance Watchdog Taps Monuments
By Kevin McCauley

Monument Policy Group is working for a coalition of Internet companies that pushes for “sensible limitations” on Uncle Sam’s ability to compel service providers to fork over user data.

Category: Lobbying
Wed., Feb. 5, 2014
Gephardt Mines DC Contacts for Planetary Resources
By Kevin McCauley
planetaryFormer House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt is providing Washington guidance for Planetary Resources, the asteroid mining operation in Seattle.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Jan. 27, 2014
PPG Flies Norwegian Air
By Kevin McCauley
norwegianBurson-Marsteller’s Prime Policy Group is guiding Norwegian Air Shuttle’s regulatory push for route expansion in the U.S.
Category: Lobbying
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