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Group Lobbies for Puerto Rican Statehood

Wed, Mar. 24, 2021

By Jon Gingerich

Puerto RicoThe Puerto Rico Statehood Council has retained government relations firm Michael Best Strategies in the ongoing fight to admit Puerto Rico into the Union.

WarnerMedia's Cocozza Surfaces at Chartwell

Tue, Mar. 16, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Keith CocozzaKeith Cocozza, who was executive VP of marketing & communications at WarnerMedia, has signed on as senior advisor at Chartwell Strategy Group.

Peloton Works Out on Capitol Hill

Tue, Mar. 9, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Justin KintzPeloton Interactive has registered Justin Kintz, senior VP-government relations & public policy, as its first in-house Capitol Hill lobbyist.

Invariant Reps Satellite Maker

Thu, Feb. 4, 2021

By Jon Gingerich

IceeyeInvariant has inked a pact with Finnish microsatellite manufacturer Iceye to educate members of the Biden Administration on recent advancements in satellite imaging technology.

South Korea Signs Brownstein

Thu, Jan. 28, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

South KoreaSouth Korea has signed on Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck for government relations work.

Breaux, Lott Lobby for TikTok

Tue, Jan. 19, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Breaux LottFormer US Senators John Breaux (D-LA) and Trent Lott (R-MS) have signed on to represent TikTok, the social media platform that is owned by China’s ByteDance.

Sonoran Works to Pardon Assange

Thu, Jan. 14, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

SPGSonoran Policy Group, which has close ties with the Trump White House, is working to obtain a presidential pardon for Julian Assange, who has been charged with violating the Espionage Act.

Glover Park Gobbles Up Grubhub†

Thu, Dec. 17, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

GrubHubGlover Park Group has picked up Grubhub for DC representation of labor and issues related to delivery network companies.

Trump's Communications Director Jumps Ship

Fri, Dec. 4, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Alyssa FarahAlyssa Farah, Donald Trump’s 31-year-old communications director, has called it quits. She plans to launch a PR firm focused on corporate and defense issues.

Pebble Mines BGRís Expertise

Wed, Nov. 25, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

PebbleThe Pebble Limited Partnership has enlisted BGR Government Affairs to gain support for its controversial open-pit mine project located at the headwaters of Alaska's Bristol Bay.

Ogilvy Government Relations Grabs Murray

Tue, Nov. 17, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Jerome MurrayJerome Murray, a Capitol Hill veteran who most recently served as policy director at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, has joined Ogilvy Government Relations.

Microsoft Recruits Sixkiller

Fri, Nov. 13, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Mariah SixkillerMicrosoft Innovation & Policy Center (DC) is hiring Mariah Sixkiller, who runs Sixkiller Consulting and heads its national security practice, as director of government relations.

Crossroads Strategies Reps Guardian Disaster Firm

Tue, Sep. 15, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

John BreauxFormer Senators John Breaux (D-LA) and Trent Lott (R-MS) of Crossroads Strategies have signed on to represent Guardian Centers of Georgia for disaster preparedness/security training and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive response.

Livingston Group Reps Korean Church Tied to COVID

Wed, Sep. 9, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

ZionThe Livingston Group is working for San Francisco Zion Church, which is an independent church associated with South Korean religious sect linked to the spread of COVID-19.

BGR Guides Altimmune Though DC Thicket

Fri, Sep. 4, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

AltimmuneBGR Worldwide represents Altimmune, the clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that is working on a COVID-19 vaccine and a treatment for liver disease triggered by the obesity epidemic.

McKinsey, BCG Finally Report Saudi Cash Haul

Thu, Aug. 13, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

AramcoMcKinsey & Company and Boston Consulting Group reported to the Justice Dept. on Aug. 10 a combined $7.6M in fees received three years ago from Saudi Aramco to further Saudi Arabia's diplomatic standing around the world.

Raytheonís Thompson Jumps to Intel

Wed, Jul. 22, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Al ThompsonAl Thompson, who led government relations for Raytheon Technologies’ commercial aerospace and space businesses, is moving to Intel as VP-US government relations.