Lobbying Relationship


CMC Materials, Inc.

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Lobbying firm

Invariant LLC

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  • Discuss and monitor legislative and administration proposals designed to improve the semiconductor supply chain.

Duration: to

General Issues: Manufacturing, Taxation/Internal Revenue Code, Science/Technology, Trade (Domestic & Foreign), Defense, Computer Industry

Spending: about $350,000 (But it's complicated. Here's why.)

Agencies lobbied since 2021: U.S. Senate, House of Representatives, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), Commerce - Dept of (DOC), Executive Office of the President (EOP)

Bills mentioned

S.1260: United States Innovation and Competition Act of 2021

Sponsor: Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.)

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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?
Nicole Venable Leg. Asst/Fellow, Rep. Lee Hamilton (1992-1993); Leg. Asst, Sen. Chuck Robb (1993-1996); Congressional Affairs Liaison, USTR (1996-1998); Sr Policy Adv, Rep. William J. Jefferson (1998-02); Chief of Staff, Rep. William J. Jefferson (2004-2005)
Joseph Smith Special Assistant and Personal Aide to the Secretary, Department of the Interior, 2007-2009; Director of Operations, Department of the Treasury, 2017-2020
Varun Krovi Rep. Brenda Lawrence: Chief of Staff (2019-2020); Deputy Chief of Staff & Leg. Director (2018-2019); Leg. Director (2017-2018); Senior Leg. Asst/Policy Advisor (2015-2017); Rep. Charlie Melancon: Staff Asst/Leg. Correspondent (2009-2011)
Samual Love Sen. Cory Gardner: Legislative Assistant (2015-2021); Legislative Aide/Director of Correspondence (2015); Rep. Cory Gardner: Legislative Aide/Legislative Correspondent (2013-2014); Legislative Correspondent (2013)
Kevin Walsh Special Assistant, Senator Claire McCaskill (2008-2011)

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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