By The Hill Staff - 03/12/07 07:25 PM EDT
•ANIMAL WELFARE: Hogan and Hartson LLP also has been registered to lobby on a number of issues for the Humane Society of the United States. Senior Governmental Affairs Adviser Christine Warnke is registered to lobby for legislation requiring labeling for products containing dog and cat fur and for bear-protection legislation, among other issues.
•DEFENSE: DLM Group LLC has signed up Integrated Medical Systems Inc. and Mission Technologies Inc. as clients, according to Senate records. William B. Driggers, Marcus Lubin and Claude V. Meadows all have been registered as lobbyists to work for these clients on the Department of Defense appropriations bill.
•EDUCATION: Boston Public Broadcaster WGBH is one of several new clients registered with Cavarocchi, Ruscio Dennis Associates LLC. Nicholas Cavarocchi and Donald Dearmon are registered as lobbyists to work for WGBH on support for math and science programming in the Department of Education appropriations bill.
•FBA Inc. has registered J.R. Kirkland and Albert Massoni to lobby for Old Dominion University. The two will be lobbying for research and development appropriations in fiscal year 2008, according to Senate records.
•FINANCE: Joseph Lanier, a former legal counselor to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), has been registered to lobby on pension-reform issues for B.F. Saul Co., a real estate and banking company. Lanier works for the law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman.
•HEALTHCARE: Brownstein Hyatt and Farber P.C. has registered several lobbyists to work on healthcare issues for pharmaceutical giant Johnson and Johnson Shared Services Inc. Those registered include Makan Delrahim, a former deputy assistant attorney general in the antitrust division, according to Senate records.