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Livingston Group Partner Lauri J. Fitz-Pegado
Remarks at Ron Brown 20 Year Commemorative Event
April 5, 2016 - Department of Commerce
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Steve Kreseski Victory Fund for Lung Healing Research
February 22, 2016
The Livingston Group is pleased to share the news about The Steve Kreseski Victory Fund at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Steve served as the Livingston Group's Chief Operating Officer from 2008 until 2015, when he passed away from pulmonary fibrosis. Steve wanted to support the research of his medical team and this fund was set up to honor his wishes.
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The Livingston Group Adds Brian Glackin To Its Team
TLG Press Release
February 1, 2016
The Livingston Group, LLC (TLG) brings on board Brian Glackin, respected government relations vice president.
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Liquefied Natural Gas Policy Overdue for an Update
By Mark Maddox (TLG Consultant)
The Hill
January 25, 2016
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), chairwoman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, has included liquefied natural gas (LNG) export legislation in a broader energy package that the Senate is expected to consider shortly. This is welcome news.
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The Livingston Group Announces Former Congressman Ray McGrath Has Joined Firm as Affiliate
TLG Press Release
January 13, 2016
The Livingston Group, LLC (TLG) continues to build its team via an affiliation with former Congressman Ray McGrath (R-NY).
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2016 House and Senate Calendar
As of November 3, 2015
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Top Lobbyists 2015: Hired Guns
The Hill
October 29, 2015
Bob Livingston, The Livingston Group LLC. Although the firm tackles many issues for its diverse client roster, working to influence the federal budget process reigns supreme.
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Healthcare Cost Containment System Gets To The Heart Of Costs
Forbes
October 12, 2015
Livingston Group consultants Mark Lindsay and Duane Gibson are "well known in the political arena as key lobbyists for healthcare issues":
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The EPA's risky Clean Power Plant rule
By Mark Maddox (TLG Consultant)
The Hill
July 29, 2015
It's a rare day that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is not in the news as its tentacles reach far and wide, its issues span the policy grid and its rule-making can be relentless.
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Using a 'small ball' strategy on energy issues
By Mark Maddox (TLG Consultant)
The Hill
June 8, 2015
More often than not, comprehensive bills get bogged down by their own weight and the fact that they offer something for everyone to dislike and vote against.
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Lobbying World
The Hill
December 12, 2014
The Livingston Group hired John Magill, former executive vice president of government relations and special assistant to the president of the Credit Union National Association.
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Restoring regular order on Capitol Hill
By Bob Livingston
The Washington Times
November 24, 2014
So long as they do not overplay their hand, Republicans in the U.S. House and Senate have been given a wonderful opportunity to significantly pare the federal budget and shape U.S. policy in the last two years of the Obama administration.
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Top Lobbyists 2014: Hired Guns
The Hill
October 22, 2014
Bob Livingston, The Livingston Group LLC. The former Republican congressman from Louisiana is a master of the appropriations process.
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Why Congress must be wary of runaway electricity costs
By Mark Maddox (TLG Consultant)
The Hill
October 21, 2014
It's always better for industry, Congress and regulators to collaborate and start with clear and distinct goals. . . . Instead of debating whether a utility can afford a new mandate, they should debate what's best for customers and what safeguards are necessary to ensure that our economy is competitive in the global marketplace.
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How to Fix Congress Now
by Richard Dorment
Esquire
October 15, 2014
Bob Livingston was featured as one of the most prominent recent members of Congress in Esquire Magazine's Commission to Fix Congress.
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Influence: Livingston Adds Three
by Byron Tau
Politico
July 31, 2014
The Livingston Group has hired Dr. Steve Bende and Captain Mike Coffield as consultants, and T. Wayne Gray as a strategic advisor . . .
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