Legislation

Do as I Say not as I Do

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On March 29, 2013, President Barack Obama announced his Rebuild America Partnership at the Port of Miami. This plan, as a precursor for his Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) budget, aims to strengthen the financial investment in America’s infrastructure. In his speech, Obama outlined a very general but robust plan for the investment.

Work Smarter, Not Harder

Work Smarter, Not Harder

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When I leave Washington to visit friends and family, I’m often asked, “How do you do it?” In this case “it” refers to one of two things, depending on how cynical the person. Some are asking how I deal with the bureaucratic, political, divisive, argumentative nature of government willingly and enthusiastically.

Obama and the Middle Class: Friend or Foe?

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President Obama’s Feb. 12 State of the Union Address painted a very broad picture of his priorities for his second term in office. The speech, which lasted just less than an hour, received the predicted post-address partisan commentary.

Government Relations Is about Relationships

Government Relations Is about Relationships

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The more things change, the more they stay the same. As the new government prepares to tackle a number of issues challenging our country this year, more than 90 new members of the House of Representatives and Senate come to Congress. Our country faces a number of issues unique to this point in history.