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WATER. Water-Gen Inc., a water-generating technology company out of Florida, recently hired Lucas | Compton, formerly the Madison Policy Group, to work on issues related to providing pure, clean water, according to disclosures. Travis Lucas, former counsel to Rep. John CarterJohn Rice CarterOvernight Defense: Erdoğan gets earful from GOP senators | Amazon to challenge Pentagon cloud contract decision in court | Lawmakers under pressure to pass benefits fix for military families America's workers and small business owners need the SECURE Act Cornyn faces toughest race yet in changing Texas MORE (R-Texas), will work on the account.

 

WORKPLACE ISSUES. The Business Roundtable hired Fulcrum Public Affairs to work on issues related to diversity and inclusion, reentry and workforce development, and consumer privacy policy and legislation. Oscar Ramirez, former special assistant to the Labor secretary, and Dana Thompson, former legislative director and chief counsel to Rep. Maxine WatersMaxine Moore WatersOn The Money: House passes monthlong stopgap | Broader spending talks stall | Judge orders Democrats to give notice if they request Trump's NY tax returns | Progressives ramp up attacks on private equity Federal regulators clear BB&T-SunTrust merger, creating sixth-largest US bank Progressive Democrats ramp up attacks on private equity MORE (D-Calif.), will work on the account.

 

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ENERGY. West Virginia power plant Longview Power hired Confluence Government Relations to monitor energy legislation and regulations. Patrick Robertson, former deputy to the chief of staff to former Sen. Jay RockefellerJohn (Jay) Davison RockefellerBottom Line World Health Day: It's time to fight preventable disease Lobbying World MORE (D-W.Va.), will work on the account.

 

VETERANS AFFAIRS. Ambulance, aircraft charter and safety management systems company Acadian Companies, based in Louisiana, hired The Picard Group, to work on payment issues with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Former Rep. Rodney Alexander (R-La.) will work on the account.

 

TECHNOLOGY. RadiaBeam, which manufactures particle accelerator components, diagnostics and turnkey accelerator systems, hired Lobbyit.com to find grants and other funding opportunities for their organization. The firm will also help RadiaBeam pitch their product to federal agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security. Keith Nelson, former associate director of legislative affairs in the Office of National Drug Control Policy, will work on the account.