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Lobbyist Phillips to Leave ATA

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Mary Phillips, the chief lobbyist for American Trucking Associations for more than three years, will leave ATA on Jan. 7 to open her own government-affairs consulting firm.

Phillips said she has been a private consultant before and that she has been looking forward to re-establishing her business.

An ATA senior vice president, Phillips said she is proud of the role she played in MAP-21, the two-year highway bill that expires at the end of September.

ATA President Bill Graves said his organization will use Phillips Strategic Services on a consulting basis.

Phillips said the key challenge for trucking this year will be the writing of a new surface transportation funding law to replace MAP-21.

In October 2010, Phillips succeeded Tim Lynch as the federation’s chief Capitol Hill lobbyist. She also has worked for the Federal Highway Administration and the Senate Commerce Committee.

By Jonathan S. Reiskin
Associate News Editor

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