Rockstar Energy Drink targets beverage laws

By Dave Levinthal

Energy drink maker hires sizable government affairs team to influence beverage laws.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Podesta Group":

"… Inc., maker of the eponymous beverage, has hired a well-connected team of Podesta Group lobbyists — nine in all — to press federal lawmakers on "legislation a …"

"… fellow energy drink maker Monster Energy Co., which late last year signed Podesta Group and Covington & Burling to lobby on its behalf, and Red Bull Nort …"

"… ll North America, Inc., which inked Heather Podesta + Partners last fall. Podesta Group spokeswoman Missi Tessier confirmed that her firm would be lobbying for Ro …"

"… a himself is also listed as one of Rockstar, Inc.'s registered lobbyists. Podesta Group's lengthy list of recent clients also includes other beverage compani …"