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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) GaetzGaetz associate to cooperate with investigation, plead guilty to child sex trafficking Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg expected to plead guilty next week Buckingham Palace requests 'Trump Train' remove image of queen from bus MORE (R-Fla.), and Rebecca Benn, former legislative assistant to ex-Sen. Thad CochranWilliam (Thad) Thad CochranBottom line Bottom line Alabama zeroes in on Richard Shelby's future 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-BalartBottom line GOP lawmakers ask Biden administration for guidance on reopening cruise industry The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by Facebook — Biden delivers 100 million shots in 58 days, doses to neighbors 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 HoyerWhat's a party caucus chair worth? House fails to pass drug bill amid Jan. 6 tensions Cheney set to be face of anti-Trump GOP 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.