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Groups Encourage Government to Do More to Prevent Opioid Addiction

Letter Bemoans Government-Issued Guidance that Fails to Incentivize Utilization of Non-Opioid Approaches

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Lobbying World

Public affairs and government relations firm Venn Strategies named Elise Tollefson and Kevin Dowling vice presidents. They were previously legislative directors for House Republicans — Tollefson for Rep. Tom Reed (N.Y.) and Dowling for Rep. Lee Zeldin (N.Y.).

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Uncertain times could bring new lobbying strategies

Workarounds include deeper outreach to think tanks, academia and other institutions.

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NDAA provision targets Chinese rail cars and electric buses

Defense bill bars spending federal dollars on vehicles made by state-owned or controlled companies.

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Venn Strategies Advocates Opioid Alternatives

Addiction prevention coalition Voices for Non-Opioid Choices has retained political and public affairs shop Venn Strategies to handle health issues on Capitol Hill.

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Senators to Metro: No more federal funding if you buy Chinese rail cars

Congress would approve 10 more years of critical federal funding for Metro, but only if the transit agency agreed to not buy its next generation of rail cars from China, legislation being proposed by the region’s senators stipulates.

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Securing America’s critical infrastructure

President Trump campaigned on keeping America secure from foreign threats and now he has the opportunity to do just that.

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Could a Chinese-made Metro car spy on us? Many experts say yes.

Congress, the Pentagon and industry experts have taken the warnings seriously, and now Metro will do the same.

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