Lobbying world

Lobbying world

Lauryl Jackson is vice president in the federal relations department of the American Council of Life Insurers. She previously was director of federal government affairs at Johnson & Johnson, and before that she led congressional outreach for the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. She was also a health policy adviser to Rep. Bobby RushBobby Lee RushFauci: Institutional racism playing role in disproportionate coronavirus impact on Black community Bobby Rush likens Chicago police union to KKK: 'Racist body of criminal lawlessness' Rep. Bobby Rush says Chicago officers lounged in his office as nearby stores were looted MORE (D-Ill.).

 

The Open Society Foundations named Micaela Fernandez Allen director of U.S. advocacy in the D.C. office of Open Society-U.S., effective Feb. 18. She was most recently director of global public policy at Walmart. Under President Obama, she was special assistant to the president in the Office of Legislative Affairs. She was also previously an adviser to Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSupreme Court rulings reignite Trump oversight wars in Congress Pelosi on Baltimore's Columbus statue: 'If the community doesn't want the statue, the statue shouldn't be there' Pelosi says House won't cave to Senate on worker COVID-19 protections MORE (D-Calif.).

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LKQ Corporation hired Tyler Threadgill as vice president of federal government affairs. Threadgill most recently was chief of staff to Rep. David KustoffDavid Frank KustoffLobbying world Trump announces, endorses ambassador to Japan's Tennessee Senate bid GOP to launch discharge petition on anti-BDS measure MORE (R-Tenn.) and previously was a vice president at lobbying firm Mercury LLC. Before that he was deputy chief of staff and communications director for Rep. Chuck FleischmannCharles (Chuck) Joseph FleischmannGOP-Trump fractures on masks open up Former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says public health threat of loneliness compounded by COVID-19; Trump says task force will 'evolve' GOP Congressman calls for more testing for coronavirus, shutting down Southern border MORE (R-Tenn.).

 

Mufaddal Ezzy was named the first director of public affairs for self-driving technology company Aurora. He previously worked at Waymo as head of public policy for Western U.S. states and before that was Google’s California manager for public policy and government relations. He was also a senior adviser in the California state Senate for 10 years.

 

Amanda Maddox, previously communications director for former Sen. Johnny IsaksonJohnny IsaksonLoeffler doubles down against BLM, calls movement 'anti-Semitic' amid continued WNBA blowback Democrats awash with cash in battle for Senate Sen. Loeffler opposes WNBA Black Lives Matter plan MORE (R-Ga.), is now a managing director at public affairs firm PLUS Communications. Before working in Isakson’s office, she was communications director for Rep. Austin ScottJames (Austin) Austin ScottLobbying world Lawmakers warn Pentagon against reduction of US forces in Africa 5 Republicans who could replace Isakson in Georgia's Senate race MORE (R-Ga.) and communications director for former Rep. Jeff DenhamJeffrey (Jeff) John DenhamBottom line Bottom line Lobbying world MORE (R-Calif.).