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TAXES. Investment group Silver Point Capital L.P. recently hired Capitol Tax Partners to work on tax issues regarding the financial services industry, including matters pertaining to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to disclosures. Jonathan Talisman, former assistant secretary of tax policy at the Treasury Department, and Randolph Karl Herndon, former tax counsel to Sen. Pat ToomeyPatrick (Pat) Joseph ToomeyNSA improperly collected US phone records in October, new documents show Overnight Defense: Pick for South Korean envoy splits with Trump on nuclear threat | McCain blasts move to suspend Korean military exercises | White House defends Trump salute of North Korean general WH backpedals on Trump's 'due process' remark on guns MORE (R-Pa.), will work on the account.

 

TRANSPORTATION. Construction materials supplier CRH Americas Materials Inc. hired Ice Miller Strategies to work on Federal Highway Administration reauthorization. Graham Hill, former staff director on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Clayton Heil, former general counsel on the Senate Appropriations Committee, among others, will work on the account.

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FINANCIAL SERVICESAmbac Assurance Corporation hired Guide Post Strategies to work on securitization and student loan issues. Ryan Canfield, former special assistant in the Executive Office of the President under President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP divided over impeachment trial strategy Official testifies that Bolton had 'one-on-one meeting' with Trump over Ukraine aid Louisiana governor wins re-election MORE, will work on the account.

 

Private equity investment firm Onex Corporation hired American Continental Group to work on the Canadian Snowbird Visa Act, which would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize admission of Canadian retirees as long-term visitors. Joseph Zanoni, a former law clerk for the House Judiciary Committee, will work on the account.

 

ENERGY. Envision Solar, a sustainable energy and technology company, hired Becker & Poliakoff P.A. to work on issues related to sustainable energy in both the consumer and defense spheres. Amanda Wood, former legislative director for ex-Sen. Bob Graham (D-Fla.), will work on the account.

 

TECHNOLOGY. Integra Technologies, based in Kansas, hired McAllister & Quinn to work on appropriations and manufacturing issues related to semiconductors. Chris Fish, former chief of staff to ex-Rep. John Sweeney (R-N.Y.), will work on the account.