Lobbying world

Lobbying world
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Former Federal Communications Commission member Michael O’Rielly joined APCO Worldwide's international advisory council. O’Rielly served as an FCC commissioner from 2013 to 2020. Before that, he was a policy adviser to then-Senate Majority Whip John CornynJohn CornynSchumer feels pressure from all sides on spending strategy Data reveal big opportunity to finish the vaccine job GOP senators invite Yellen to brief them on debt ceiling expiration, inflation MORE (R-Texas).

Amy Travieso Loveng joined the American Petroleum Institute as senior director of federal relations. Travieso Loveng most recently served as chief of staff to Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas).

Uber Technologies Inc. hired Julius West for its in-house lobbying team. West was most recently chief of staff to Rep. Robin KellyRobin Lynne KellyInitial hospital costs for gun injuries tops B per year: GAO report Lobbying world Pharmaceutical industry donated to two-thirds of Congress ahead of 2020 elections: analysis MORE (D-Ill.) and previously advised Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiDemocrats plow ahead with Jan. 6 probe, eyeing new GOP reinforcements GOP's Banks burnishes brand with Pelosi veto Meghan McCain on Pelosi, McCarthy fight: 'I think they're all bad' MORE (D-Calif.) from 2015 to 2019.


Cory Horton joined Taft Advisors as a vice president. He previously led government affairs for Entergy Corp. Before that he was deputy chief of staff to Rep. Bennie ThompsonBennie Gordon ThompsonDemocrats plow ahead with Jan. 6 probe, eyeing new GOP reinforcements Pelosi considering Kinzinger for Jan. 6 panel: report House erupts in anger over Jan. 6 and Trump's role MORE (D-Miss.) and a senior professional staffer for Democrats on the House Homeland Security Committee.

Forbes Tate Partners hired Chanse Jones as senior director of public affairs. Jones most recently led strategic communications at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He previously was deputy communications director for Sen. Deb FischerDebra (Deb) Strobel FischerLawmakers introduce bill allowing higher ethanol blend in gasoline after ruling Lobbying world On The Money: May jobs report to land at pivotal moment in Biden agenda | Biden, top GOP negotiator agree to continue infrastructure talks Friday MORE (R-Neb.).

Jonathan Marcus joined Reed Smith LLP as a partner. He previously worked at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and before that served as general counsel of the Commodity Future Trading Commission from 2013 to 2017.

McCarthy Advanced Consulting brought on Brian Kerkhoven as an associate. Kerkhoven had been an energy policy adviser for North America’s Building Trades Unions since 2014. Prior to that he was legislative director for Rep. Mike KellyGeorge (Mike) Joseph KellyLobbying world Lobbying world Liz Cheney says McConnell, McCarthy are heads of GOP MORE (R-Pa.).

Denzel McGuire and Rosemary Lahasky launched a new public affairs firm, McGuire Lahasky LLC. McGuire was senior policy adviser to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellS.E. Cupp: 'The politicization of science and health safety has inarguably cost lives' Poll: Potential Sununu-Hassan matchup in N.H. a dead heat  Business groups urge lawmakers to stick with bipartisan infrastructure deal MORE (R-Ky.) from 2010 to 2014 and most recently worked at the Office of Management and Budget during the Trump administration. Lahasky was director of domestic policy at the White House Office of Economic Initiatives under former President TrumpDonald TrumpNew Capitol Police chief to take over Friday Overnight Health Care: Biden officials says no change to masking guidance right now | Missouri Supreme Court rules in favor of Medicaid expansion | Mississippi's attorney general asks Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade Michael Wolff and the art of monetizing gossip MORE.

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