Talent joins Fleishman-Hillard

Former Sen. Jim Talent (R-Mo.) has joined Fleishman-Hillard Government Relations as a co-chairman, the group announced Wednesday.

In a press release, Talent said he would be working on healthcare, transportation and military issues for the Washington firm. Talent will work in the group¹s Washington and St. Louis offices.

“Senator Talent has a well-earned reputation for working across party lines to find mainstream, bipartisan solutions to critical public policy issues,” Dave Senay, president and CEO of Fleishman-Hillard, said in a statement.

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