Lyft Inc. hired Alpine Group Partners LLC to provide counsel on implementation of the bipartisan infrastructure bill and proposals related to electric vehicles and home- and community-based services. Lauren Bazel, former senior tax policy adviser to Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), will work on the account.
Hertz Global Holdings Inc. hired Subject Matter to lobby on issues related to the rental car industry. Steve Elmendorf, former senior adviser to former House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt (D-Mo.), will work on the account.
The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration hired Federal Science Partners LLC to lobby on consolidated appropriations and the NASA Authorization Act. Former Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas), a former chairman of the House Appropriations science subcommittee, will work on the account.
Bill Gates-founded group Breakthrough Energy hired Tiber Creek Group to lobby for funding for clean energy programs and technology. Matt Leffingwell, former GOP director of coalitions and member services for the House Appropriations Committee, will work on the account.
Electric vehicle charging company SemaConnect hired Capitol Counsel LLC to lobby on federal procurement. Robert Diamond, special assistant to the president and director of private sector engagement in the Obama administration, will work on the account.
The Consumer Brands Association hired Coler Consulting to lobby on supply chains, food safety, “copycat” marijuana edibles and other issues. Kate Coler, former Republican senior policy director for the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, will work on the account.
The American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology hired Crossroads Strategies LLC to lobby on issues related to reimbursement, rural access to care and veterans affairs. Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.) will work on the account.
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