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TRADEColony Brands, a Wisconsin-based direct-mail and online merchandiser, hired the Vogel Group to work on issues relating to imports and tariffs, according to disclosures. Alex Vogel, former chief counsel to ex-Sen. Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.); Brian Johnson, a former director of federal affairs at the American Petroleum Institute; and Samir Kapadia, former executive assistant at the Heritage Foundation, will work on the account.

Women’s clothing merchandiser Soft Surroundings also hired the Vogel Group to work on import issues as they relate to tariffs. Vogel, Johnson and Kapadia will also work on the account.

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Vermont Country Store, another merchandiser that sells clothing, kitchen items and Christmas decorations, also hired the Vogel Group to work on issues regarding tariffs on Christmas ornaments. Vogel, Johnson and Kapadia will also work on the account. 

TAX. Internet benefits platform Catch Financial hired Michael Gleeson & Associates to work on IRA and 401(k) treatment issues. Michael Gleeson, former tax counsel to ex-Rep. Jim McDermottJames (Jim) Adelbert McDermottBottom Line Promoting the voice of Korean Americans Lobbying World MORE (D-Wash.), will work on the account.

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HEALTH CAREChristian Family Medicine, rural health clinics offering primary and urgent care in western Tennessee, hired McDermott+Consulting to work on issues related to reimbursement for rural health clinics. Rodney Whitlock, former health policy director to Sen. Chuck GrassleyCharles (Chuck) Ernest GrassleyScandal in Puerto Rico threatens chance at statehood Poll: McConnell is most unpopular senator Democrat: Treasury 'acknowledged the unprecedented process' in Trump tax return rejection MORE (R-Iowa), will work on the account.

CONSUMER SAFETYBreathableBaby, which manufactures mesh liners for cribs, hired ML Strategies to work on issues related to consumer product safety. Alex Hecht, former chief counsel of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, and Christian Fjeld, former staff director of a Senate Commerce subcommittee, will work on the account.

 

Updated on June 18 at 7:10 p.m.