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Mary Gonsalves Kinney has left Kahl/Pownall, and added a little infusion of
estrogen to the boys (and one girl) at Platinum Advisors. (Three of
Platinum’s female lobbyists left the firm in 2004 to form their own firm,
Political Solutions.) She has represented Eli Broad, the Pacific Merchant
Shipping Association, the California Restaurant Association,
and the California Hospital Association, among others. Gonsalves Kinney
will continue to represent clients in the transportation, healthcare and
education sectors, a list of clients will be disclosed at a later date.

Here are the lobbyist filings for the week of Nov. 9-16.

Lobbyist Additions
Platinum Advisors adds Mary Gonsalves Kinney

Lobbyist Deletions
California Coalition for Food and Farming deletes Claudia Reid
Association of California Healthcare Districts deletes Jessica Cohagan
California Medical Association deletes Astrid Meghrigian

Client Additions
Arnold and Associates adds Allez Spine
Nielsen, Merksamer, Parrinello, Mueller and Naylor adds San Diego Community
College District
The Docherty Group adds California Academy of Physician Assistants
Townsend Public Affairs, Inc. adds Worldwide Environmental Products, Inc.
Governmental Advocates adds San Francisco Planning and Urban Research
Association
Gladfelty Government Relations adds Pharmaceutical Research and
Manufacturers of America
GCG Rose & Kindel adds Group 9, Inc.
Kahl Pownall Advocates adds SQM North America Corp.
Strategic Education Services adds Campaign for College Opportunity

Client Deletions
Sacramento Advocacy deletes California Affordable Housing Coalition for
Persons with Developmental Disabilities
Edelstein and Gilbert deletes Providian Financial
Nossaman, Gunther, Knox and Elliott deletes Metropolitan Transportation
Commission
Walter McGuire and Co. deletes California Academy of Sciences

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