REAL ESTATE. Real estate development firm Senne Consulting hired Fonda & Associates to work on policy issues, including tax policies that impact development. Clark Fonda, former chief to staff to ex-Rep. Robert PittengerRobert Miller PittengerBottom Line North Carolina reporter says there could be 'new crop' of GOP candidates in 9th Congressional District race North Carolina board calls for new election in contested House race MORE (R-N.C.), will work on the account.
TRADE. Christian Book Distributors, an online religious product retailer, hired The Vogel Group to work on trade and tariff issues involving religious products. 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.
ENERGY. WPX Energy hired Leger Strategies to work on general issues in member states and districts impacting company operations. Stephanie Leger, former legislative counsel to ex-Sen. John Breaux (D-La.), will work on the account.
INFRASTRUCTURE. The American Public Transportation Association hired Kountoupes Denham Carr & Reid to work on public transportation, infrastructure and appropriations issues. Lisa Kountoupes, ex-special assistant to former President Clinton for legislative affairs, and Randi Reid, former legislative director to Sen. Mike EnziMichael (Mike) Bradley EnziLobbying world Cheney on same-sex marriage opposition: 'I was wrong' What Republicans should demand in exchange for raising the debt ceiling MORE (R-Wyo.), will work on the account.
HEALTH. Novo Nordisk Inc. hired JC Health Strategies to work on the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act, which would expand Medicare coverage of certain therapies for obesity. Jodi Mitchell, the firm’s founding partner, will work on the account