Lobbying Relationship


Verily Life Sciences, LLC

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Lobbying firm

Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas, Inc.

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  • Issues related to wellness, data science, population health, clinical trials, substance abuse and addiction, and public health.
  • Issues related to wellness, data science, population health, clinical trials, and public health.
  • Privacy.

Duration: to

General Issues: Health Issues, Science/Technology, Consumer Issues/Safety/Protection, Medicare/Medicaid

Spending: about $160,000 (But it's complicated. Here's why.)

Agencies lobbied since 2017: U.S. Senate, House of Representatives

Affiliated organizations: Alphabet, Inc.

Bills mentioned

H.R.6: SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act

Sponsor: Greg Walden (R-Ore.)

S.3120: HEAL Act of 2018

Sponsor: Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah)

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Lobbyists named here were listed on a filing related to this lobbying engagement. They may not be working on it now. Occasionally, a single lobbyist whose name is spelled two different ways on filings may be represented twice here.

Lobbyist Covered positions?
Bruce Mehlman Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Tech Policy; General Counsel and Policy Director, House Republican Conference
David Castagnetti Chief of Staff, Senator Max Baucus; Chief of Staff, Rep. Norm Mineta; EA, Rep. Ed Markey
Dean Rosen Health Policy Director, Senate Majority Leader Frist; Staff Director, Senate Subcommittee on Public Health; Majority Health Policy Counsel, House Committee on Ways & Means, Subcommittee on Health Health Policy Coordinator and Counsel, Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources; Counsel and Professional Staff, Senate Committee on Labor & Human Resources, Subcommittee on Disability Policy; Case Worker, Rep. R. Boschwitz
David Thomas Chief of Staff, Rep. Zoe Lofgren; Director of Congressional Relations, FTC; Deputy Director for Legislative Affairs, VP Gore; Staff Assistant, Senator Metzenbaum
Elise Pickering Executive Director, House Republican Policy Committee; Chief of Staff, Rep. John Shadegg; Legislative Assistant, Rep. Dannemeyer; Legislative Director, Rep. Bartlett
Charles Wooters Chief of Staff, Rep. Chris Van Hollen; Director of Member Services, Office of the Assistant to the Speaker; Chief of Staff, Rep. Louise Slaughter
Sohini Gupta Health and Social Policy Counsel, Senator Bayh
Sage Eastman Strategy Director, Committee on Ways & Means; Deputy Staff Director (Majority), Committee on Ways & Means; Senior Advisor, Committee on Ways & Means; Communications Director, Rep. Dave Camp
Lauren Aronson Director, Office of Legislation, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Professional Staff Member, Committee on Ways & Means; Policy Director, White House; Policy Director, HHS Office of Health Reform (detailed to the White House); Policy Advisor, Rep. Rahm Emanuel; Health LA, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy
Michael Robinson Member Services and Coalitions Director, House Appropriations Committee; Policy Advisor/Dep. Chief of Staff, House Majority Leader/Rep.Tom DeLay; Leg Dir, Rep. Hal Rogers; Sr Leg Assistant, Rep. Ralph Regula; Sr Leg Assistant, Rep. Bob Franks; Leg Assistant, Rep. Hal Rogers; Special Projects Assistant, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee; Staff Assistant, Rep. Bud Shuster
Michael Collins Chief of Staff, Senator Tom Udall; Legislative Director, Senator Tom Udall; Legislative Director, Representative Tom Udall; Legislative Assistant, Representative Tom Udall; Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent, Representative Tom Udall
Constantine Hingson Chief of Staff, Senator Dan Coats; Counsel/Legislative Director, Senator Judd Gregg; General Counsel, Senator Elizabeth Dole
Steven Haro Chief of Staff, Senator Dianne Feinstein; Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs; Chief of Staff, Senator Martin Heinrich; Chief of Staff, Representative Martin Heinrich; Senior Advisor, Representative Xavier Becerra; Director of Legislation and Communication, Representative Xavier Becerra; Press Secretary, Representative Xavier Becerra
Helen Tolar Chief of Staff, Senator John Boozman; Staff Director/Chief Counsel, House Veterans Affairs Committee (Representative Jeff Miller); Professional Staff/Counsel, Senate Veterans Affairs Committee (Senator Larry Craig); Counsel/Legislative Director, Representative Jeff Miller; Legislative Assistant, Representative Jeff Miller; Scheduler, Representative Jeff Miller; Law Clerk, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
Nichole Distefano Legislative Director, Senator Claire McCaskill; Associate Administrator, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Senior Advisor, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Senior Counsel, Senator Claire McCaskill; Counsel, Senator Claire McCaskill
McKenzie Bennett Senior Health Policy Advisor, Senator Maggie Hassan; Policy Advisor, Senator Harry Reid; Legislative Assistant, Senator Harry Reid; Legislative Aide/Legislative Correspondence Manager, Senator Harry Reid; Legislative Correspondent, Senator Harry Reid; Legislative Correspondent, Senator Jim Webb

Disclosures Filed

Once a lobbying engagement begins, the lobbyist or firm is required to file updates four times a year. Those updates sometimes change which lobbyists are involved or add new issues being discussed. When lobbyists stop working for a client, the firm is also supposed to file a report disclosing the end of the relationship.

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Source: Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives and Secretary of the Senate

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