• HEALTHCARE. Alston & Bird has been hired by McKesson Corp., a San Francisco-based healthcare services company, to lobby on “provision of pharmaceutical services to the federal government,” according to disclosure records. Former Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) and Robert C. Jones, former counsel to Sen. Barbara MikulskiBarbara MikulskiBudowsky: Did Putin elect Trump? This Week in Cybersecurity: Dems press for information on Russian hacks Overnight Cybersecurity: Last-ditch effort to stop expanded hacking powers fails MORE (D-Md.), are lobbying for the company.
• TELECOMMUNICATIONS. Motorola Mobility Inc. has hired the Stanton Park Group to lobby on “all Vid mandate, FM Chip mandate, spectrum, patent reform,” according to lobbying disclosure records. Valerie Henry, former legislative aide to Sen. Mike CrapoMike CrapoRyan lights Capitol Christmas tree Ex-Im faces new problems with Trump GOP debates going big on tax reform MORE (R-Idaho), is lobbying for the company.
• TRANSPORTATION. The Bennett Consulting Group has been hired by the Utah State Department of Transportation to lobby on transportation issues, according to lobbying disclosure records. Michael Lee, a former legislative assistant to ex-Sen. Bob Bennett (R-Utah), and Tim Stewart, former staff director to the House Natural Resources Committee, are lobbying for the state agency.
The Glover Park Group has been hired by Open Allies for Airfare Transparency, a travel industry coalition that advocates for disclosure of airline ancillary fees, to lobby on “FAA reauthorization and airline ancillary fee disclosure,” according to lobbying disclosure records. Gregg Rothschild, former legislative director to Sen. John KerryJohn KerryDepleted Dems look to Senate for 2020 nominee Voters want to drain the swamp? They can start with Louisiana GOP As Congress adjusts to Trump, Iran put under the pressure it deserves MORE (D-Mass.), and Grant Leslie, once senior adviser to Agriculture Secretary Tom VilsackThomas J. VilsackUSDA: Farm-to-school programs help schools serve healthier meals OVERNIGHT MONEY: House poised to pass debt-ceiling bill MORE, are lobbying for the coalition.
Ogilvy Government Relations has been hired by Cirrus Aircraft Corp., a Duluth, Minn., aircraft manufacturer, to lobby on “aviation issues,” according to lobbying disclosure forms. Dean Aguillen, a former adviser to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), and Drew Maloney, former legislative director to ex-Rep. Tom DeLay (R-Texas), are lobbying for the company.