Clerk of the House of Representatives
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Washington, DC 20510
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LOBBYING REGISTRATION

Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Section 4)

Check One: New Registrant New Client for Existing Registrant Amendment

1. Effective Date of Registration
01/07/2013
2. House Identification
 38429
Senate Identification
 308775

REGISTRANT Organization/Lobbying Firm Self Employed Individual

3. Registrant Organization
Monument Policy Group, LLC
Address
1333 H Street NW
Address2
​Suite 300 West
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. C. Stewart Verdery, Jr.
Telephone
​2027199999
E-mail
​stewart@monumentpolicy.com
6. General description of registrant’s business or activities
​Government Consulting

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
​Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc.
Address
​345 Court Street
City
​Coraopolis
State
​PA
Zip
​15108
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
​Sporting Goods Retailer

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
​C. Stewart ​Verdery ​Jr. ​Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security; Consultant,
​C. Stewart ​Verdery ​Jr. ​Department of Homeland Security; General Counsel, Assistant
​C. Stewart ​Verdery ​Jr. ​Senate Majority Leader Don Nickles; Counsel, Senate
​C. Stewart ​Verdery ​Jr. ​Committee on the Judiciary; Legislative Counsel, Senate
​C. Stewart ​Verdery ​Jr. ​Committee on Rules and Administration; Legislative Counsel,

LOBBYING ISSUES

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

​APP
​CSP
​FIR
​TAX
​TEC
​TRD

12. Specific lobbying issues (current and anticipated)

Issues of interest to sporting goods retailer


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 participates in and/or in whole or in major part supervises 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
City
State
Country
City
State
Country
City
State
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

City
State
Country
%
City
State
Country
%

Signature
Digitally Signed By: C. Stewart Verdery, Jr. Partner and Founder
Date
02/21/2013

ADDITIONAL LOBBYISTS

10. Supplemental. List any additional lobbyists for this client not listed on page 1, number 10.

Name Covered Official Position (if applicable) Have you been convicted of a crime?
First
Last
Suffix
​C. Stewart ​Verdery ​Jr. ​Senator John Warner; Outside Consultant, House Committee on
​C. Stewart ​Verdery ​Jr. ​Oversight; Lead Staffer Sen. Republican High Tech Task Force
​Timothy ​Punke ​Chief Intl Trade Counsel, Senior Trade Counsel and
​Timothy ​Punke ​ Communications Director for Intl. Trade and Trade Counsel,
​Timothy ​Punke ​ Senate Finance Committee; Intl. Economic Policy Advisor,
​Timothy ​Punke ​White House NEC; Clerk, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals;
ADDITIONAL LOBBYING ISSUES
11. Supplemental. General lobbying issue areas. Enter any additional codes for issues not listed on page 2, number 11.

ADDITIONAL AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS13. Supplemental. List any other affiliated organization that meets the criteria specified and is not listed on page 2, number 13.
Name Address Principal Place of Business
Street
City State/Province Zip Code Country
City
State
Country
City
State
Country
City
State
Country

ADDITIONAL FOREIGN ENTITIES
14. Supplemental. List any other foreign entity that meets the criteria specified and is not listed on page 2, number 14.
Name Address Principal place of business
(city and state or country)
Amount of contribution for lobbying activities Ownership
Street
City State/Province Country
City
State
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​ %
City
State
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​ %
City
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​ %

ADDITIONAL LOBBYISTS

10. Supplemental. List any additional lobbyists for this client not listed on page 1, number 10.

Name Covered Official Position (if applicable) Have you been convicted of a crime?
First
Last
Suffix
​Timothy ​Punke ​Field Rep, Senator Al Simpson
​Andrew ​Howell
​Jessica ​Herrera-Flanigan ​Trial Attorney and Senior Counsel, Computer Crime &
​Jessica ​Herrera-Flanigan ​Intellectual Property Section, Criminal Division, U.S.
​Jessica ​Herrera-Flanigan ​Department of Justice; Counsel, Deputy Staff Director,
​Jessica ​Herrera-Flanigan ​General Counsel, and Staff Director, House Committee on
ADDITIONAL LOBBYING ISSUES
11. Supplemental. General lobbying issue areas. Enter any additional codes for issues not listed on page 2, number 11.

ADDITIONAL AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS13. Supplemental. List any other affiliated organization that meets the criteria specified and is not listed on page 2, number 13.
Name Address Principal Place of Business
Street
City State/Province Zip Code Country
City
State
Country
City
State
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City
State
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ADDITIONAL FOREIGN ENTITIES
14. Supplemental. List any other foreign entity that meets the criteria specified and is not listed on page 2, number 14.
Name Address Principal place of business
(city and state or country)
Amount of contribution for lobbying activities Ownership
Street
City State/Province Country
City
State
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​ %
City
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ADDITIONAL LOBBYISTS

10. Supplemental. List any additional lobbyists for this client not listed on page 1, number 10.

Name Covered Official Position (if applicable) Have you been convicted of a crime?
First
Last
Suffix
​Jessica ​Herrera-Flanigan ​Homeland Sec; Special Asst Attorney, US Attorney's Office
​Rich ​Thomas ​Staff Assistant, Legislative Correspondent,
​Rich ​Thomas ​Legislative Assistant, Senior Legislative Asst,
​Rich ​Thomas ​and Legislative Director Rep. Bill Pascrell
​Ryan ​Spangler ​Deputy Scheduler, Senator Joseph Biden
​Jane ​Alonso ​Legislative Director and Legislative Assistant, Sen. Susan
ADDITIONAL LOBBYING ISSUES
11. Supplemental. General lobbying issue areas. Enter any additional codes for issues not listed on page 2, number 11.

ADDITIONAL AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS13. Supplemental. List any other affiliated organization that meets the criteria specified and is not listed on page 2, number 13.
Name Address Principal Place of Business
Street
City State/Province Zip Code Country
City
State
Country
City
State
Country
City
State
Country

ADDITIONAL FOREIGN ENTITIES
14. Supplemental. List any other foreign entity that meets the criteria specified and is not listed on page 2, number 14.
Name Address Principal place of business
(city and state or country)
Amount of contribution for lobbying activities Ownership
Street
City State/Province Country
City
State
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​ %
City
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ADDITIONAL LOBBYISTS

10. Supplemental. List any additional lobbyists for this client not listed on page 1, number 10.

Name Covered Official Position (if applicable) Have you been convicted of a crime?
First
Last
Suffix
​Jane ​Alonso ​Collins; Professional Staff Member, Senate Governmental
​Jane ​Alonso ​Affairs Committee; Political Section Intern, Department of
​Jane ​Alonso ​State; Legislative Correspondent, Sen. Bob Graham;
​Jane ​Alonso ​Scheduler and Executive Assistant, Rep Ileana Ros-Lehtinen;
​Jane ​Alonso ​Staff Assistant, Rep. John Mica
​Ashley ​Hoy ​Director of Coalitions, Senate Republican Conference Office
ADDITIONAL LOBBYING ISSUES
11. Supplemental. General lobbying issue areas. Enter any additional codes for issues not listed on page 2, number 11.

ADDITIONAL AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS13. Supplemental. List any other affiliated organization that meets the criteria specified and is not listed on page 2, number 13.
Name Address Principal Place of Business
Street
City State/Province Zip Code Country
City
State
Country
City
State
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City
State
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ADDITIONAL FOREIGN ENTITIES
14. Supplemental. List any other foreign entity that meets the criteria specified and is not listed on page 2, number 14.
Name Address Principal place of business
(city and state or country)
Amount of contribution for lobbying activities Ownership
Street
City State/Province Country
City
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ADDITIONAL LOBBYISTS

10. Supplemental. List any additional lobbyists for this client not listed on page 1, number 10.

Name Covered Official Position (if applicable) Have you been convicted of a crime?
First
Last
Suffix
​Ashley ​Hoy ​of the Vice Chairman; Director of Coalitions, Office of the
​Ashley ​Hoy ​Minority Whip; Legislative Director, Legislative Assistant,
​Ashley ​Hoy ​Legislative Correspondent, and Administrative Assistant,
​Ashley ​Hoy ​Rep. Sue Myrick
​Kimberly ​Ellis ​Legislative Director, Rep. Kevin Brady; Deputy Executive Sec
​Kimberly ​Ellis ​and Confidential Asst, Office of U.S. Trade Representative
ADDITIONAL LOBBYING ISSUES
11. Supplemental. General lobbying issue areas. Enter any additional codes for issues not listed on page 2, number 11.

ADDITIONAL AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS13. Supplemental. List any other affiliated organization that meets the criteria specified and is not listed on page 2, number 13.
Name Address Principal Place of Business
Street
City State/Province Zip Code Country
City
State
Country
City
State
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City
State
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ADDITIONAL FOREIGN ENTITIES
14. Supplemental. List any other foreign entity that meets the criteria specified and is not listed on page 2, number 14.
Name Address Principal place of business
(city and state or country)
Amount of contribution for lobbying activities Ownership
Street
City State/Province Country
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State
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