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Livingston Seeks Justice for Sikhs

Thu, Sep. 23, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Bob LivingstonFormer House Speaker-designate Bob Livingston is representing New York-based Sikhs for Justice on issues related to the intimidation and harassment of US citizens of Sikh ethnicity for expressing their personal and political views.

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Ogilvy Keeps ASML in the Chips

Mon, Aug. 30, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

ASMLOgilvy Government Relations is handling the US unit of Dutch semiconductor company ASML Holding NV as it deals with the impact of the global shortage of chips due to increased COVID-19 pandemic-triggered demand.

Fowler Sails to NMMA

Mon, Aug. 16, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Tillie FowlerThe National Marine Manufacturers Association has named Tillie Fowler, who spent six years as top lobbyist for Boeing’s commercial aviation division, senior VP-government relations.

BGR Smokes Out DC for Canadian Cannabis Co.

Fri, Aug. 13, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

CaptorBGR Government Affairs is representing Captor Capital Corp., a Toronto-based investment firm that is scouting for cannabis opportunities.

FTI Government Affairs Hops on FlixBus

Tue, Jul. 27, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

FlixBusFTI Government Affairs is monitoring DC developments related to transportation and infrastructure legislation for FlixBus Inc.

Color of Change Recruits Raben Group

Mon, Jul. 12, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Color of ChangeThe Raben Group is representing Color of Change and its effort to “build real power for Black communities."

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Advocacy Group Retains Lobbying Firm to Stop Flu Deaths

Wed, Jun. 23, 2021

By Jon Gingerich

fluA coalition led by former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle has retained LKB Strategies to lobby Capitol Hill in an effort to advocate for policies and funding that stop flu-related deaths in our lifetime.

BPAC Banks on Fulcrum PA in Equity Push 

Tue, Jun. 8, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

BPACThe Black Progressive Action Coalition has hired Fulcrum Public Affairs to further its push to harness the political power of Black Americans.

Ballard Partners Delivers for Doordash

Wed, Jun. 2, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

DoordashBallard Partners has picked up Doordash, the food delivery service that hasn’t chalked up a profitable year in its eight years of operation.

DOD Alum Mikula Joins Invariant

Fri, May 28, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Nick MikulaNick Mikula, who was special assistant to the under secretary of defense for intelligence in the Trump administration, has joined Invariant government relations/PR shop.

BGR Signs on Syrian Institute for Progress

Thu, May 27, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

BGR Government AffairsBGR Government Affairs has signed on as DC representative for the California-based Syrian Institute for Progress, which works to promote human rights in civil war-torn Syria.

Sen. McConnell Aide Joins Cornerstone

Wed, Apr. 28, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Katelyn BunningKatelyn Bunning, Senator Mitch McConnell’s legislative director, has joined Cornerstone Government Affairs, the DC-based PA firm that has more than 100 staffers in 13 offices.

FTI Blasts Off with Virgin Galactic

Wed, Apr. 21, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

VSSFTI Government Affairs rides with Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic as it works towards its goal of 400 flights per year from Spaceport America.

Ogilvy Works to Capture, Store CO₂

Wed, Apr. 14, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Gulf CoastOgilvy has signed on to represent Gulf Coast Sequestration, which wants to build and run the nation’s premier site to capture CO₂ and store it underground.

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.