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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 NelsonThe most expensive congressional races of the last decade Lobbying world Bottom Line 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 McConnellKentucky state official says foreign adversaries 'routinely' scan election systems Don't let 'welfare for all' advocates derail administration's food stamp program reforms Whistleblower retaliation: Stop confusing unlawful attacks with politics MORE (R-Ky.), and Monica Popp, former chief of staff to Sen. John CornynJohn CornynTrump Medicaid proposal sparks bipartisan warnings Senate braces for fight over impeachment whistleblower testimony Booker, Cornyn introduce bill to fund school nutrition programs 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' sudden decision to leave China stirs blowback LA Mayor Eric Garcetti endorses Biden Impeachment battle lines harden ahead of pivotal week 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.