| Jan. 31, 2013, 5 a.m.
The House Small Business Committee wants to make it easier for little companies that may lack Washington savvy — and pricey lobbyists — to vent their opinions on federal regulations that will affect them.
| Jan. 29, 2013, 12:17 p.m.
McBee Strategic Consulting has added four new executive vice presidents to its team: Ted Anderson, a former Pentagon official; Bruce Holmes, a retired Navy SEAL; Chelsea Henderson, an ex-policy adviser to former Sen. John Warner, R-Va.; and Dawn Levy O’Donnell, a former Democratic aide on the Senate Finance Committee.
| Jan. 28, 2013, 1:17 p.m.
The K Street-focused Bryce Harlow Foundation announced five new board members Monday: Paul Brathwaite, principal at the Podesta Group; Phil Brady, senior vice president of government affairs for Phillips 66; Peter Davidson, senior vice president for federal affairs at Verizon Communications Inc.; Craig Purser, president and CEO of the National Beer Wholesalers Association; and Angela Riemer, senior director of federal government relations at Pfizer Inc..
| Jan. 22, 2013, 6:16 p.m.
The Obama administration may not be outwardly keen on lobbyists, but plenty of K Streeters showed up to fete the start of the president’s second term at the Ford Motor Co. inaugural gala on Monday.
| Jan. 22, 2013, 10:57 a.m.
Former Sen. Ben Nelson, D-Neb., is joining the public affairs firm Agenda, the outfit announced Tuesday. The firm is also bringing on Ed Schafer, a former secretary of Agriculture and North Dakota governor. Both will be senior advisers.
| Jan. 18, 2013, 1:52 p.m.
Artemis Strategies has added Joe Harris Jr., counsel to retired Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, I-Conn., as a vice president. Harris will work with clients to advance their policy priorities before Congress and the executive branch as well as with governors, the firm said in a statement.
| Jan. 16, 2013, 2:08 p.m.
With an overhaul of entitlement programs possible on the horizon, the Business Roundtable is flexing its muscle on Social Security and Medicare.
| Jan. 14, 2013, 3:47 p.m.
Ilyse Hogue, a former staffer for Media Matters for America and MoveOn.org, will join NARAL Pro-Choice America as its president, the organization announced Monday.
| Jan. 14, 2013, 1:21 p.m.
When former Rep. Steve Bartlett, R-Texas, stepped down last year from the Financial Services Roundtable, he said he wasn’t retiring. He announced Monday that he’s joining the crisis communications firm Levick as a strategic policy adviser.
| Jan. 9, 2013, 4:29 p.m.
Allison Nyholm, most recently a policy adviser at the American Petroleum Institute, has joined the lobby shop TCH Group as a partner, the firm announced Wednesday.
| Jan. 7, 2013, 1:26 p.m.
Frank Fahrenkopf, president and CEO of the American Gaming Association, announced Monday that he is stepping down June 30.
| Jan. 4, 2013, 3:06 p.m.
Former Sen. Christopher J. Dodd, chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, has given Diane Strahan the role of chief operating officer, the group announced Friday.
| Jan. 4, 2013, 12:21 p.m.
The lobby group for the U.S. airline industry has added a former Federal Aviation Administration policy wonk: Dan Elwell is deplaning at Airlines for America as senior vice president of safety, security and operations. He will report to A4A’s chief, Nicholas Calio.
| Jan. 3, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
The all-Republican lobby shop Clark Lytle Geduldig & Cranford, which has grown dramatically in recent years, is adding a new partner to kick off the new year. Mike Nielsen, who spent 16 years working on banking and financial services issues as a Senate aide, is joining from the Bennett Group, the firm of former Sen. Robert F. Bennett, R-Utah.