BlackRock Inc. hired Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP to lobby on issues related to banking and financial services. Brendan Dunn, former counsel and policy adviser to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), will work on the account.
Cresco Labs hired Putala Strategies to lobby on cannabis laws and regulations relating to safe banking and social equity issues. Christopher Putala, former senior aide to President Biden during his tenure as Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, will work on the account.
Dapper Labs Inc. hired FS Vector LLC to educate policymakers on non-fungible tokens. Andrew Barbour, former deputy assistant U.S. trade representative for congressional affairs, will work on the account.
Take Back the Court hired Keefe Singiser Partners to lobby for Supreme Court reform. Dana Singiser, former special assistant to former President Obama, will work on the account.
The Partnership for Quality Home Health Care hired Lincoln Policy Group to lobby on issues affecting Medicare-certified home health agencies. Former Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) will work on the account.
The American Nurses Association hired Wheat Shroyer Government Relations LLC to lobby on workforce development, Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement and other issues affecting nurses. Former Rep. Alan Wheat (D-Mo.) will work on the account.
Oracle Corp. hired A1.9 Strategies LLC to lobby on future defense appropriations legislation, specifically relating to IT modernization and cloud adoption. Scott Nance, former Democratic professional staffer for the Senate Appropriations Committee, will work on the account.
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