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The Hill: Congress should ensure Pai's decision on net neutrality stands firm

Now that the Federal Communications Commission has voted to repeal the Obama administration’s Title II internet regulation and the dialogue is a little less clouded with catastrophist rhetoric, we should stand back and consider what this decision actually achieved, what the likely impact is, and what policy makers can do now to bring some much needed certainty to internet markets.

American Continental Group Signs Five

American Continental Group has signed another five clients: Cognizant Technology Solutions, Diebold Nixdorf, News Corporation, the Onex Corporation and Textron. The firm has signed more than 30 new clients this year, helped by the reputation of David Urban, a lobbyist there who’s seen as close to Trump’s administration after serving as a senior adviser on Trump’s campaign and helping him win Pennsylvania.

A White House Defender in the Trenches of the Swamp

David Urban’s inbox is jammed. If you don’t mind, he just needs a moment to make sure there are no crises requiring his attention. The burly lobbyist settles into his office chair overlooking glass-paneled downtown Washington office buildings and sifts through the missives, which these days are heavy on Trump administration access seekers. “Can you give me Steve Mnuchin’s email?” he reads aloud — a note from someone seeking the Treasury secretary’s contact.

"Industry Insider" Marla Grossman of American Continental Group Named a Washington DC Super Lawyer - again.

Marla Grossman is known as one of the country’s preeminent intellectual property government relations attorneys.   Dubbed “The Influencer” by I AM Modern Magazine, the Washington Business Journal claimed, “Marla Grossman seems to turn everything she touches into gold” and named her one of the Washington DC area’s “Most Influential Business Women”. 

K Street Scrambles for Dems

"If regular order returns — committee consideration of authorizing legislation followed by appropriations — those closest to the legislation will be the highest priorities and appropriations staff will be key players. If not, leadership staff of both parties will continue to be sought after. Since there will be a new Democratic Leader in the Senate, his staff may come at a premium."