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ACLU Retains Raben Amid Border Crisis

Fri, Jun. 14, 2019

By Jon Gingerich

BorderThe Raben Group is working on behalf of the ACLU's Texas branch to lobby Congress in an effort to protect the rights of immigrants and asylum seekers and fight abuses at the U.S. border with Mexico.

Carmen Group Pilots Lockheed’s F-35 Fighter Push

Thu, Jun. 13, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

F35Carmen Group is spearheading the lobbying push for Lockheed Martin’s controversial F-35 fighter jet program, which represents the Pentagon's biggest deal ever. (1 reader comment)

Tech Sector Wages Lobbying Salvo Amid Antitrust Probe

Thu, Jun. 6, 2019

By Jon Gingerich

Facebook, Amazon, Google, AppleThe Big Four technology companies have upped their spending on lobbying retainers in light of increased chatter regarding a federal crackdown, according to a New York Times report.

Kivvit Reps Landlords in Rent Reform Fight

Fri, May 24, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Rich BambergerKivvit is representing the Alliance for Rental Excellence NY, a group backed by landlords and business owners, that seeks to thwart an overhaul of rent regulations in the Empire State.

FTI Works for Pfizer on Drug Pricing Matters

Thu, May 16, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Charlene MacDonaldFTI Consulting’s government affairs unit is representing Pfizer on pharmaceutical drug pricing matters. Pfizer is named in a federal suit that alleges it jacked up generic drug prices.

AHA Appoints Lobbying Firm to Advocate Charity Bill

Tue, May 14, 2019

By Jon Gingerich

AHAThe American Heart Association has hired Uncorked Advocates to pitch a tax bill that would expand the amount seniors can donate tax-free each year for charitable purposes.

Ballard Partners Goes To Bat For Cuban Ball Players

Mon, May 13, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

FCBFlorida's Ballard Partners, which has close ties to the White House, is working with Major League Baseball following president Trump's decision to strike out an agreement that made it legal and safer for Cuban ballplayers to play in the US.

Cannabis Group Taps VS Strategies

Thu, Apr. 25, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Cannabis Trade FederationCannabis Trade Federation Action has hired VS Strategies, the public policy wing of "the country's first powerhouse marijuana law firm," to push for a sensible marijuana public policy.

Media Mogul Hindery Grabs Gephardt

Mon, Apr. 22, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Leo HinderyLeo Hindery, who founded the Yes Network in 2001 as the cable home of the New York Yankees, hired Gephardt Group Government Affairs for work regarding infrastructure funding.

 

Glover Park Picks Up Keurig

Wed, Apr. 17, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Green MountainGlover Park Group picks up Keurig Green Mountain for recycling issues. Company has been long under fire for the waste generated by its single-use K-Cup pods.

Bayer Launches Lobbying Salvo to Debate Drug Pricing

Fri, Apr. 5, 2019

By Jon Gingerich

BayerBayer’s U.S. operations have retained Forbes-Tate Partners to handle issues related to 340B, the federal drug pricing program that requires drug manufacturers to provide outpatient drugs at discounted rates.

Khashoggi’s Fiancee Gets DC Support

Mon, Apr. 1, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Jamal KhashoggiKilpatrick Townsend Stockton has signed on with Democracy in the Arab World Now to promote Jamal Khashoggi's effort to promote freedom in the Middle East. He's the Saudi Arabia dissident and Washington Post contributor who was tortured, murdered and dismembered by Saudi agents in Istanbul. The campaign is on behalf of Khashoggi's fiancee. (1 reader comment)

Infant Safety Nonprofit Secures Lobbying Support

Fri, Mar. 22, 2019

By Jon Gingerich

Cribs for KidsCribs for Kids, a nonprofit promoting safe sleeping environments for babies, has retained private consulting firm Murphy Strategic Consulting to handle crib-related consumer safety issues on Capitol Hill.

Credit Suisse Securities Banks with BGR

Tue, Mar. 19, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Credit SuisseCredit Suisse Securities has invested in BGR Government Affairs for DC support on legislative and regulatory matters.

Trump-Tied Firm Launches Push for Israel Aerospace

Thu, Mar. 14, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Israel AerospaceThe North America unit of Israel Aerospace Industries is using Trump-connected Kasowitz Benson Torres to lobby on aerospace and defense advanced technology issues. (1 reader comment)

O’Neill Grabs Arsenault

Thu, Mar. 14, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Dan ArsenaultBoston’s O’Neill and Assocs. has recruited Dan Arsenault to spearhead its Hartford government affairs unit.

Burgeson Lands at Delta Air Lines

Mon, Mar. 11, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Eric BurgesonEric Burgeson, who was chief of staff to Rep. Bill Schuster, ex-chair of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, lands at Delta Air Lines as managing director of government affairs.

Squire Patton Boggs Hauls In Crowley

Thu, Feb. 21, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Joe CrowleyFormer Democratic Congressman Joe Crowley, once viewed as a successor to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, has joined the global public policy practice of Squire Patton Boggs.

Moonwalker Targets Space Junk

Thu, Feb. 21, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Bob WalkerMoonwalker Associates, the firm recently launched by former Republican Congressman Bob Walker, wants to clean up outer space.

Job-Cutting GM Turns to Ballard Partners

Mon, Feb. 11, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

General MotorsGeneral Motors, which is laying off thousands of workers, has hired Ballard Partners, which has close ties with the Trump White House, for federal representation on labor and fuel efficiency matters. (2 reader comments)