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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 NelsonBottom Line Bottom Line Media and candidates should be ashamed that they don't talk about obesity 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 McConnellGraham to introduce resolution condemning House impeachment inquiry Overnight Defense: Trump's Syria envoy wasn't consulted on withdrawal | McConnell offers resolution urging Trump to rethink Syria | Diplomat says Ukraine aid was tied to political investigations Partisan squabbles endanger congressional response to Trump's course on Syria MORE (R-Ky.), and Monica Popp, former chief of staff to Sen. John CornynJohn CornynThune calls Trump remarks on lynching 'inappropriate' Cash surge puts more Senate races in play Trump slams 'very dumb' O'Rourke for proposals on guns, tax exempt status for churches 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 GaramendiThis week: Congress returns to chaotic Washington Trump labels Tlaib 'a despicable human being' Tlaib says Democrats have discussed detaining White House officials who don't testify 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.