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IMMIGRATION. Brisamax, a management consulting company, recently hired The Vogel Group to work on issues relating to EB-5 investments in the United States, according to disclosures. Alex Vogel, former chief counsel to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.), will work on the account.


APPROPRIATIONS. Atlanta-based Hermeus Corporation, which is developing a Mach 5 aircraft, hired Velocity Government Relations to work on the defense appropriations bill; the commerce, justice, and science appropriations bill; the National Defense Authorization Act; the NASA Authorization Act; and the Intelligence Authorization Act. Erin Neal, former legislative assistant to ex-Sen. Bill NelsonClarence (Bill) William NelsonLobbying world The most expensive congressional races of the last decade Lobbying world MORE (D-Fla.), will work on the account.



HEALTH CARE. Novo Nordisk, a biopharmaceutical company, hired Marshall & Popp to work on the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act. The firm’s founders, Hazen Marshall, former policy director to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Americans debate life under COVID-19 risks The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip Democratic leaders say Trump testing strategy is 'to deny the truth' about lack of supplies MORE (R-Ky.), and Monica Popp, former chief of staff to Sen. John CornynJohn CornynBottom line Five questions about the next COVID-19 relief package Hillicon Valley: Lawmakers demand answers on Chinese COVID hacks | Biden re-ups criticism of Amazon | House Dem bill seeks to limit microtargeting MORE (R-Texas), will work on the account.


ENVIRONMENT. California Waterfowl, a conservation nonprofit, hired Natural Resource Results to work on supporting waterfowl conservation funding and predator control measures. Garrett Durst, former deputy chief of staff to Rep. John GaramendiJohn Raymond GaramendiPeace Corps faces uncertain future with no volunteers in field Overnight Defense: Aircraft carrier captain removed from duty after pleading for help with outbreak | Trump to expand use of defense law to build ventilators | Hospital ships receiving few patients Aircraft carrier captain removed from duty after pleading for help with coronavirus outbreak MORE (D-Calif.), among others, will work on the account.


Sites Project Authority, a joint project authority for a reservoir based in California, also hired Natural Resource Results to work on supporting funding for reservoirs. Durst will also work on the account.