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Anthony M. DeMaio

Director of Government Relations

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Anthony is based in our Washington, DC office and is a Director of Government Relations of ML Strategies. He provides political insight, legislative strategy, and messaging help for clients from various industries and sectors.

Anthony has over a decade of experience working with Congress, executive agencies, and the media to accomplish policy objectives. During his time in Washington, Anthony has represented companies, non-profits organizations, coalitions, and labor unions from most major sectors of the economy, including health care, transportation, technology, higher education, travel, food and beverage, and defense. He draws on this diverse experience to help ML Strategies' clients advance their policy and funding objectives. Anthony also represents clients under congressional investigation, helping prepare testimony and manage media relations surrounding oversight hearings.

Prior to joining ML Strategies, Anthony served in government affairs and public relations roles at firms in Washington and Boston. He is active in Democratic politics, particularly in his home state of Massachusetts. Anthony also serves on the board of the Massachusetts Society of Washington, DC.

Education

  • Boston College (BA)

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Webinar Recording: FDA in 2021: A Look Ahead

February 18, 2021 | Webinar | By Joanne Hawana, Aaron Josephson, Anthony DeMaio

In this fireside discussion, Mintz attorney Joanne Hawana and Aaron Josephson and Anthony DeMaio from ML Strategies explored policy activities that will likely have the greatest impact on stakeholders in 2021, and how the new Administration may impact the FDA in the year ahead and beyond.
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As Walsh Awaits Confirmation Vote, DOL Priorities Take Shape

February 16, 2021 | Blog | By Anthony DeMaio, R. Neal Martin

Last week, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions voted 18-4 to advance Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s nomination for labor secretary. The bipartisan approval signals a non-controversial confirmation vote of the full Senate. When that occurs, Secretary-designate Walsh will take over a department that is front and center in the nascent Biden administration. Executing White House priorities including the federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic, addressing the climate crisis, and reversing certain Trump era actions, will soon be Walsh’s responsibility. His experience in Massachusetts politics gives a sense of how Walsh will approach his new post.
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Transportation & Infrastructure: What to Expect from the Biden Administration & 117th Congress

February 4, 2021 | Blog | By Christian Tamotsu Fjeld, R. Neal Martin, Anthony DeMaio

With Democratic majorities in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate, Congress and President Biden’s new administration are working to quickly advance proposals to provide for economic relief as the nation continues to reel from the now nearly one-year pandemic. One area of emerging bipartisan focus is a long-sought measure to address the nation’s crumbling and outdated infrastructure, which could be paired with a required surface transportation reauthorization bill.
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Post-Election 2020 - Health Care Preview

November 23, 2020 | Blog | By Alexander Hecht, Anthony DeMaio, Aaron Josephson, Brett Else, Tara E. Dwyer, Ellyn Sternfield

With the presidential transition underway, we now look forward to what the Biden administration will seek to accomplish, particularly in the realm of health care policy.
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MLS Election Update: Impact on Trade

November 10, 2020 | Blog | By R. Neal Martin, Robert Kidwell, Alexander Hecht, Anthony DeMaio

Read about the post-election impact on international trade matters and the incoming administration's influence on the Committee on Foreign Investments in the U.S. (CFIUS).
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Massachusetts Congressional Delegation to the 117th Congress

November 10, 2020 | Blog | By Anthony DeMaio

Read about the Massachusetts congressional delegation to the 117th Congress, their current and potential committee assignments, and possible policy implications.
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Executive Compensation Practices in Pharma – Insight into Congressional Oversight

October 7, 2020 | Blog | By Alexander Hecht, Anthony DeMaio

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Senate & House Advance PPP Extension: Setting Stage for Next COVID-19 Stimulus Package

July 2, 2020 | Blog | By Alexander Hecht, R. Neal Martin, Anthony DeMaio

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Congress and the White House Continue Efforts to Respond to Coronavirus

March 19, 2020 | Blog | By Anthony DeMaio, David Chorney

The response to the coronavirus situation is fluid and fast-moving – particularly by Congress’ standards.  In response to the coronavirus pandemic, three phases of legislation have been considered in Congress: Coronavirus Supplemental Appropriations Act (signed into law March 6th); Families First Coronavirus Response Act (signed into law March 18th); and a large ($1 trillion+) economic recovery package (currently being drafted). This post provides details about these legislative efforts and other recent actions by the White House to address the coronavirus pandemic.
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Congress Acts to Mitigate COVID-19 Impact

March 18, 2020 | Blog | By Anthony DeMaio, William Kannel, Leonard Weiser-Varon

Below is an update on legislative efforts by Congress and the White House to address the coronavirus pandemic, prepared by our D.C. colleagues at ML Strategies, who are closely following these fluid and fast-moving developments. Efforts to provide a supply of low cost working capital to the many businesses and entities experiencing operational and/or cash flow disruption may be of particular interest to our bondholder clients.
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FDA in 2021: A Look Ahead

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