Business & Lobbying

Obama makes move on 'smart guns'

Smart guns are weapons that use technological safety features designed to prevent accidental...

Lobbying World

• Democratic powerhouse Heather Podesta + Partners has hired Anne MacMillan away from The Wonderful...

Lobbying world

Stephanie Báez, the communications director for House Judiciary Committee Democrats, is leaving...

Bottom Line

• ONLINE GAMING. The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling, a group bankrolled by casino magnate...

Under Contract

The U.S. Agency for International Development awarded a $5.44 million contract to the Ethiopian...

Bottom Line

• TECHNOLOGY. Former Rep. Vin Weber (R-Minn) is lobbying for Airbnb through the public affairs firm...

Under Contract

The State Department shelled out $910,000 for a “shoot house” that will be used for tactical...

Zika alarm rings out in DC

Dozens of lobbying groups flocked to Capitol Hill in the first three months of 2016.

Bottom Line

HEALTHCARE. CIOX Health, a combination of four companies that handles healthcare information, hired...

Under Contract

• The Broadcasting Board of Governors, which produces news content through the Voice of America (...

Lobbying World

• King & Spalding hired the former chief counsel of the National Highway Traffic Safety...

Lobbying World

• Barnes & Thornburg has added Michael A. Battle as a partner in the litigation department in...

Lobbying World

• Michael Morosi, who most recently served as deputy chief of staff and communications director for...