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HEALTH CARE. Centerstone, a not-for-profit health care organization providing mental health care and addiction treatment, recently hired Guide Consulting Services to work on implementation of the Support for Patients and Communities Act, the Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Expansion Act and the Mental Health Access Improvement Act, according to disclosures. Alfonso Guida Jr., president and CEO of Guide Consulting and the former executive director of the National Mental Health Awareness Campaign, will work on the account.

TECHNOLOGY. Hyperloop America hired First Rule to educate policymakers on Hyperloop technology and to advocate for innovative transportation financing models and clear regulatory guidance on the emerging technology. Travis Brown, former manager at Monsanto Company, will work on the account.


DEFENSE. A supplier and logistics supporter to the military, Noble Supply and Logistics, hired McGuireWoods Consulting to ensure competition for industrial supply work to the Defense Department, among other matters. Paul Reagan, onetime chief of staff to former Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) will work on the account.

ENERGY. A coal company, Peabody Energy, hired TCH Group to work on tax incentives for carbon capture and sequestration, as well as monitoring legislative activity relating to miner health, safety and pensions. Brad Holsclaw, former senior legislative adviser on the Senate Republican leader’s floor staff, will work on the account.

Liberty Tire Services hired Mercury Public Affairs to work on the Crumb Rubber Study at the Environmental Protection Agency. Al Simpson, former chief of staff to then-Rep. Mick MulvaneyJohn (Mick) Michael MulvaneyCongressional leaders, White House officials fail to reach budget deal Congressional leaders, White House officials fail to reach budget deal Congressional leaders, White House officials to meet Wednesday on spending MORE (R-S.C.), will work on the account. 

WATER. American Water Works Service Company Inc. recently hired Signal Group Consulting to work on water infrastructure issues. Sarah Mae Stevens, former policy adviser to Sen. Ben CardinBenjamin (Ben) Louis CardinProposed bipartisan kidney legislation takes on kidney disease epidemic in America Lawmakers raise security concerns about China building NYC subway cars House votes to boost retirement savings MORE (D-Md.), will work on the account.