HCA Healthcare hired Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas to work on health care policy issues affecting hospitals. Bruce Mehlman, former general counsel and policy director for the House Republican Conference, and David Castagnetti, former chief of staff to ex-Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), will be among those working on the account.
Molecular Testing Laboratories hired Mercury Public Affairs to work on issues related to home laboratory testing. Al Simpson, former chief of staff to ex-Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.), will work on the account.
Orbital Effects, a radar satellite technology company, hired Forbes Tate Partners to work on defense and intelligence satellite services. Ryan Welch, former legislative director to Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), and Kristina Dunklin, former legislative director to Rep. Susan Brooks (R-Ind.), will work on the account.
HCBS Advocacy, an organization focused on infrastructure, hired BGR Government Affairs to provide strategic counsel and advocacy with regard to regulations and legislation that could impact federal infrastructure policy. Joseph Lai, former special assistant for legislative affairs to President Trump, will be among those working on the account.
The Wireless Infrastructure Association hired Capitol Counsel to work on support for wireless infrastructure training and apprenticeship programs in broadband legislation and appropriations bills.
Palmetto State Armory, a firearms retail and manufacturing company, hired Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough to advocate for clarification of a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives policy regarding firearm accessories. Craig Metz, former chief of staff to ex-Rep. Floyd Spence (D-S.C.), will work on the account.
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