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The Livingston Group Announces Paul Bricker New Defense Practice Area Director
TLG Press Release
July 27, 2015

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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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Top Lobbyist 2013
The Hill
October 30, 2013
Bob Livingston, The Livingston Group LLC. The former chairman of the House Appropriations Committee runs an active practice that serves a client close to his heart: his alma mater, Tulane University.
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Let the States Regulate the Natural Gas Boom
By Mark Maddox (TLG Consultant)
Washington Examiner
December 1, 2012
As Washington still wrestled with what role government should play, state governments had already established well-engineering standards, cleanup requirements, water guidelines, local government revenue sharing and clear guidelines in the permitting process.
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The Hill's 2012 Top Lobbyists
The Hill
October 21, 2012
Bob Livingston, The Livingston Group. The former GOP House Appropriations Committee chairman built a lobbying practice that has stood the test of time.
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Technology will change our energy future unless Washington stops it
By Mark Maddox (TLG Consultant)
The Hill
November 17, 2011
This Keystone XL decision, combined with project permitting delays in Alaska, moratoriums in the Gulf of Mexico and regulatory uncertainty surrounding new shale gas production would leave an objective observer to question if there is any will to move production beyond traditional Middle East suppliers.
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The Rise of Gingrich
The Daily Rundown, MSNBC
November 17, 2011
Bob Livingston (R-LA, 1977-1999, TLG Founding Partner) comments on Newt Gingrich's surging polls as a candidate in the Republican presidential primary.

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Top Lobbyist: Hired Guns
The Hill
October 5, 2011
The Hill's list of the stars of Washington's "downtown" firms.
Bob Livingston, The Livingston Group. Republican Livingston, a former House Appropriations Committee chairman, is a statesman on K Street.

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Google Joins Apple in Push for Tax Holiday
Bloomberg
September 29, 2011
"It would do much to regenerate the economoy," said Robert Livingston, a former Republican chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and speaker-designate who is now lobbying for Oracle. "A total of $1.5 trillion from all affected U.S. companies would go a long way to pull us out of the doldrums."
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Lobbying in DC: Lydia Borland
Modern DC Business
May 3, 2011
"Lobbyists are basically advocates. They promote the issue they are working on, and aim to educate the Members of Congress and their staff on that particular issue." - TLG Consultant Lydia Borland
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The Livingston Group Announces Former Oberstar Chief of Staff to Join Firm as Affiliate
TLG Press Release
April 6, 2011
"We are genuinely excited to expand the bipartisan Livingston Group family with the addition of Bill Richard," says founding partner Bob Livingston, adding, "Bill's Capitol Hill experience and extensive insight on transportation issues such as airlines, commuter rail, water and infrastructure will serve our clientele well."
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