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TAXES

The National Federation of Independent Business hired Cornerstone Government Affairs Inc. to lobby on tax issues affecting small and family-owned businesses. John Sandell, former Republican tax counsel for the House Ways and Means Committee, will work on the account.

Fuel manufacturer ​Valero Services Inc. hired Cornerstone Government Affairs Inc. to lobby on policy issues impacting fuel refining, renewable fuels and corporate taxes. Michael Goodman, former chief of staff to Rep. Ron KindRonald (Ron) James KindNonprofit founder launches bid to replace Rep. Kind in Wisconsin Bottom line Wisconsin governor seeks to intervene in redistricting case MORE (D-Wis.), will work on the account.

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Credit Suisse Securities LLC hired DiRoma Eck & Co. LLP to lobby on legislative and regulatory matters related to tax and financial services. Victor Fleischer, former Democratic chief tax counsel for the Senate Finance Committee, will work on the account.


TECHNOLOGY

Social networking app Nextdoor hired Invariant LLC to lobby on issues related to labor, small business, consumer protection and privacy. Amy Swonger, director of legislative affairs under former President TrumpDonald TrumpMcCabe wins back full FBI pension after being fired under Trump Biden's Supreme Court reform study panel notes 'considerable' risks to court expansion Bennie Thompson not ruling out subpoenaing Trump MORE, will work on the account.

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase Inc. hired the government affairs firm Rich Feuer Anderson to lobby on legislation and regulation affecting storage and trading of digital assets. Amanda ​Slater, former senior policy adviser to Sen. Tom CarperThomas (Tom) Richard CarperIs the Biden administration afraid of trade? Congress sends 30-day highway funding patch to Biden after infrastructure stalls Senate to try to pass 30-day highway bill Saturday after GOP objection MORE (D-Del.), will work on the account.

Financial technology firm Plaid Inc. hired Tiger Hill Partners LLC to lobby on the implementation of Dodd-Frank banking regulations. Milan Dalal, former Democratic staff director for the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance and Investments, will work on the account.


DEFENSE

Rocket manufacturer United Launch Alliance hired 535 Group LLC to lobby on the defense spending bill and monitor implementation of the Pentagon’s National Security Space Launch Program. Former Rep. Bud Cramer (D-Ala.) will work on the account.