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The City of Chattanooga, Tenn., hired Hamm Consulting Group to work on fiscal 2022 appropriations, COVID-19 relief and issues like affordable housing, economic and community development, criminal justice, infrastructure and sustainability. Ronald Hamm, former legislative associate for the City of San Diego, will work on the account.



The Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority in Florida hired Ballard Partners to work on regional transportation infrastructure funding and permitting. Brian Ballard, former chairman of Trump Victory, will work on the account with Daniel McFaul, former chief of staff to Rep. Matt GaetzMatthew (Matt) GaetzFlorida Republicans close ranks with Trump after Capitol siege The Memo: Historic vote leaves Trump more isolated than ever Top Republican congressional aide resigns, rips GOP lawmakers who objected to Biden win MORE (R-Fla.), and Rebecca Benn, former legislative assistant to ex-Sen. Thad CochranWilliam (Thad) Thad CochranBottom line Alabama zeroes in on Richard Shelby's future Hyde-Smith fends off challenge from Espy in Mississippi MORE (R-Miss.).

Hennepin County, Minnesota, hired Becker & Poliakoff P.A. to work on issues relating to transportation infrastructure, health and human services, safety net health services, climate change, criminal justice, housing and community development, taxes and immigration issues. Omar Franco, former chief of staff to Rep. Mario Diaz-BalartMario Rafael Diaz-BalartEPA sued over plans to give Florida authority over managing wetlands, waterways Bottom line READ: The Republicans who voted to challenge election results MORE (R-Fla.), will work on the account.

The Associated Equipment Dealers hired GrayRobinson P.A. to work on matters pertaining to transportation and infrastructure and tax policy. Doyle Bartlett, former chief of staff to ex-Rep. Bill McCollum (R-Fla.), and Chris McCannell, former press secretary to Rep. Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerHouse to vote Thursday on waiver for Biden's Defense chief pick Boebert communications director resigns amid Capitol riot: report GOP divided over Liz Cheney's future MORE (D-Md.), will work on the account.


Medical device company Contura Inc. hired Ballard Partners to work on reimbursement issues at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Ballard, the firm's founder, will work on the account.


REC Silicon Inc., a renewable and clean energy manufacturer, hired Liebman & Associates Inc., to work on clean and sustainable energy technology research, development and demonstration. Murray Liebman, the firm's founder, will work on the account.