Lobbying Relationship

Client

KOCH COMPANIES PUBLIC SECTOR, LLC

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Lobbying firm

MEHLMAN VOGEL CASTAGNETTI, INC.

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  • Energy markets legislation
  • Cybersecurity: H.R. 624, Cyber Intelligence and Sharing Protection Act
  • Monitor legislation relating to oil and gas.
  • Monitor Farm Bill progress and energy programs/subsidies

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General Issues: Energy/Nuclear, Homeland Security, Fuel/Gas/Oil, Agriculture, Budget/Appropriations, Taxation/Internal Revenue Code, Chemicals/Chemical Industry, Environmental/Superfund, Financial Institutions/Investments/Securities, Banking

Spending: about $1,180,000 (But it's complicated. Here's why.)

Agencies lobbied since 2007: House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, House of Representatives,

Bills mentioned

H.R.624: Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

Sponsor: Mike Rogers (R-Mich.)

S.CON.RES.8: An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget...

Sponsor: Patty Murray (D-Wash.)

H.CON.RES.25: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year...

Sponsor: Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.)

S.2105: Cybersecurity Act of 2012

Sponsor: Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.)

S.2151: SECURE IT

Sponsor: John McCain (R-Ariz.)

H.R.8: American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

Sponsor: Dave Camp (R-Mich.)

H.R.901: Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Security Authorization Act of 2011

Sponsor: Dan Lungren (R-Calif.)

H.R.1380: New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions Act of 2011

Sponsor: John Sullivan (R-Okla.)

H.R.2868: Continuing Chemical Facilities Antiterrorism Security Act of 2010

Sponsor: Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.)

H.R.5820: Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010

Sponsor: Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.)

H.R.4173: Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Sponsor: Barney Frank (D-Mass.)

H.R.2454: American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009

Sponsor: Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.)

H.R.6346: Federal Price Gouging Prevention Act

Sponsor: Bart Stupak (D-Mich.)

H.R.6074: Gas Price Relief for Consumers Act of 2008

Sponsor: Steve Kagen (D-Wis.)

H.R.6899: Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act

Sponsor: Nick J. Rahall II (D-W.Va.)

S.3044: Consumer-First Energy Act of 2008

Sponsor: Harry Reid (D-Nev.)

H.R.6049: Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008

Sponsor: Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.)

H.R.5351: Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2008

Sponsor: Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.)

H.R.5577: Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act of 2008

Sponsor: Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.)

H.R.2419: Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

Sponsor: Collin C. Peterson (D-Minn.)

S.2302: Food and Energy Security Act of 2007

Sponsor: Tom Harkin (D-Iowa)

S.1520: Price Gouging Act of 2007

Sponsor: Bill Nelson (D-Fla.)

H.R.2264: No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act of 2007

Sponsor: John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.)

H.R.2335: Federal Energy Price Protection Act of 2007

Sponsor: Heather A. Wilson (R-N.M.)

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Lobbyists

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?
Kelly Bingel Chief of Staff, Sen. Blanche Lincoln
David Castagnetti Chief of Staff, Sen. Max Baucus
Elise Finley Pickering Chief of Staff, Rep. Shaddegg; Exec. Dir. RPC Chief of Staff, Rep. Shadegg; Exec. Dir. RPC
Karin Hudson Legislative Asst. Sen. Chris Dodd
Bruce Mehlman Asst. Sec. of Commerce for Tech Policy
Stacey Rampy Legislative Dir., Rep Eshoo
Dean Rosen Health Policy Director, Sen. Bill Frist Health Policy Director, Sen. Frist
David Thomas Chief of Staff, Rep. Zoe Lofgren Chief of Staff, Rep. Lofgren
Alex Vogel Chief Counsel, Sen. Frist
Jamie Brown Special Asst. to President for Legislative Affairs Special Asst. to President for Leg. Affairs
Colette Desmarais Health Policy Advisor, Sen. Grassley
Allen Thompson Sr Prof Staff, House Cmte on Homeland Security
Brian Wild Sr. Advisor, Office of Speaker John Boehner; Dep. Assistant for Leg Affairs, VP Cheney; Chief of Staff, Rep. Pat Toomey; Legislative Assistant, Sen. Hank Brown
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
Cynthia Brown Chief of Staff, Rep. Ron Kind Legislative Assistant, Rep. Bart Stupak
Jonathan Hoganson Policy Director, House Democratic Caucus; Legislative Director, Rep. Rahm Emanuel
Elise Pickering n/a
Jamie Brown Hantman (Brown) n/a
Cindy Brown n/a
Jamie Brown (Hantman) Brown n/a

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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