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Bottom Line: UPenn trustees adds lobbying firepower

education

of University of Pennsylvania Trustee hired cassidy & associates Lobbying on issues related to higher education. Ivy League universities and other elite universities have faced backlash over their handling of protests against the Israeli government. Liz McGill, then president of the University of Pennsylvania, resigned in December after refusing to say during a congressional hearing whether calls for genocide violated the university’s hate speech rules. Kevin Binger, former staff director for the House Committee on Government Reform, will be in charge of the account.

defense

IBM hired roosevelt group to lobby on issues related to contracts with the Navy and Department of Homeland Security and issues related to quantum computing, including engaging Congress and changing appropriation and authorization language, according to the filing. This may include formulation. Kyle Klein, who served as staff director for the House Homeland Security Committee before retiring last August, will work on the report.

hydrogen

cruise company harbor breeze hired ballad partners Lobbying for “hydrogen-powered sightseeing cruise ships.” Daniel McFaul, former chief of staff to Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), will work on the report.

law enforcement

of major county sheriffs in america was also hired ballad partners Lobbying on sheriff-related bills. Former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, who was a member of then-President Trump’s legal team during his first impeachment trial, will work to uncover the account.

technology

Brian Cave Leighton Paisner ended lobbying activities for Meta Four and a half years later. The company registered to lobby the social media giant on privacy and financial services issues in the summer of 2019 and has spent $430,000 in lobbying fees through the end of 2023, according to an analysis by The Hill of federal lobbying disclosures. reported receiving dollars.

Transportation facilities

trucking company yellow I broke up with him last month BGR Government Matterswas originally registered to provide advice and counseling related to issues in the trucking industry in April 2020, when the pandemic shut down supply chains and caused major economic disruption. The lobbying giant reported receiving more than $1.2 million from Yellow during that time.

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