Clerk of the House of Representatives
Legislative Resource Center
B-106 Cannon Building
Washington, DC 20515
http://lobbyingdisclosure.house.gov
Secretary of the Senate
Office of Public Records
232 Hart Building
Washington, DC 20510
http://www.senate.gov/lobby

LOBBYING REGISTRATION

Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Section 4)

Check One: New Registrant New Client for Existing Registrant Amendment

1. Effective Date of Registration
2/27/2018
2. House Identification
 36118
Senate Identification
 76992

REGISTRANT Organization/Lobbying Firm Self Employed Individual

3. Registrant Organization
CGCN GROUP, LLC (formerly known as Clark Geduldig Cranford & Nielsen, LLC)
Address
1101 K Street, NW
Address2
 Suite 800
City
Washington
State
DC
Zip
20005
Country
USA
4. Principal place of business (if different than line 3)
City
 
State
 
Zip
 
Country
 
5. Contact name and telephone number International Number
Contact
 Mr. Steve Clark
Telephone
 2026280028
E-mail
 lauren@cgcn.com
6. General description of registrant’s business or activities
 Public Affairs Consultants

CLIENT A Lobbying Firm is required to file a separate registration for each client. Organizations employing in-house lobbyists should check the box labeled “Self” and proceed to line 10. Self

7. Client name
 Tex-Isle Supply, Inc.
Address
 10000 Memorial Dr. Suite 600
City
 Houston
State
 TX
Zip
 77024
Country
 USA
8. Principal place of business (if different than line 7)
City
 
State
 
Zip
 
Country
 
9. General description of client’s business or activities
 Distributor and manufacturer of energy-related tubular goods.

LOBBYISTS

10. Name of each individual who has acted or is expected to act as a lobbyist for the client identified on line 7. If any person listed in this section has served as a “covered executive branch official” or “covered legislative branch official” within twenty years of first acting as a lobbyist for the client, state the executive and/or legislative position(s) in which the person served.

Name   Covered Official Position (if applicable)
First
Last
Suffix
 Steve  Clark    
 Sam  Geduldig    Director of Coalitions, House Financial Services Committee 2001-2003; Senior Advisor, Majority Whip Roy Blunt 2003-2006
 Mike  Nielsen    Legislative Assistant, Sen. Robert F. Bennett 1999-2001; Staff Director Subcommittee Financial Institutions 2002-06; Senior Policy Advisor Sen. Robert F. Bennett 2007-10
 Jay  Cranford    LC, Rep. Bob Barr, Jan 1997- Aug 1997; LA/Comm Director, Rep. Jim Gibbons Aug 1997-Sep 2000; Staff Director House Subcommittee on Energy May 2004-Mar 2006;
 Jay  Cranford    Policy Advisor, Majority Leader Boehner Mar 2006-Dec 2006; Policy Advisor, Minority Leader Boehner Jan 2007-Dec 2010; Asst Policy Speaker Boehner Jan 2011-May 1, 2011
 Doug  Schwartz    Policy Director/Counsel, Office of Conference Chairman 2009; Deputy Staff Director, Senate Republican Policy Committee 2009-2010; Staff Director, Senate Republican Policy Committee 2010-2012;
 Doug  Schwartz    Chief of Staff, Senate Republican Conference 2012-2014; Senior Advisor, Senator John Thune 2014
 John  Stipicevic    Intern/Staff Assistant, Majority Whip Roy Blunt, 2003-2006; Floor Assistant, Republican Whip Roy Blunt, 2007-2008; Floor Assistant, Republican Whip Eric Cantor, 2009-2010;
 John  Stipicevic    Director of Floor Operations, Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, 2011-2014; Deputy Chief of Staff for Floor and Member Services, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, 2014-2015
 Juliane  Sullivan    Staff Director, House Committee on Education and the Workforce, 2013-2017; Senior Policy Adviser, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, 2005-2013; Policy Director, House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, 2003-2005;
 Juliane  Sullivan    Senior Appropriations Adviser, House Majority Whip Tom DeLay, 1999-2003; Senior Legislative Assistant, Appropriations, Rep Anne Northup, 1997-1999; Legislative Assistant, Rep Ed Whitfield 1994-1997
 Mike  Freeman    Counsel for Sen. Mike Lee, Oct. 2011- Jan. 2014; Counsel, House Natural Resources Committee - Jan. 2014 - May 2017
 Katie  Mitchell    Scheduler, Rep. Paul Cook - Jan 2014-Nov 2014; Intern, Rep. Devin Nunes - Aug 2013-Dec 2013

LOBBYING ISSUES

11. General lobbying issue areas (Select all applicable codes).

 TRD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12. Specific lobbying issues (current and anticipated)

Issues related to Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs.


AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS

13. Is there an entity other than the client that contributes more than $5,000 to the lobbying activities of the registrant in a quarterly period and either actively participates in and/or in whole or in major part supervises, plans, or controls the registrant’s lobbying activities?

No --> Go to line 14. Yes --> Complete the rest of this section for each entity matching the criteria above, then proceed to line 14.

Internet Address:
 
Name Address Principal Place of Business
Street
City State/Province Zip Code Country

FOREIGN ENTITIES

14. Is there any foreign entity

a) holds at least 20% equitable ownership in the client or any organization identified on line 13; or

b) directly or indirectly, in whole or in major part, plans, supervises, controls, directs, finances or subsidizes activities of the client or any organization identified on line 13; or

c) is an affiliate of the client or any organization identified on line 13 and has a direct interest in the outcome of the lobbying activity?

No --> Sign and date the registration. Yes --> Complete the rest of this section for each entity matching the criteria above, then sign the registration.

Address Ownership
Name Street Principal place of business Amount of contribution
City State/Province Country
(city and state or country) for lobbying activities

Signature
Digitally Signed By: Steve Clark
Date
4/12/2018 5:47:59 PM