Our top women lobbyists list really identifies five tenacious professionals whose communication skills, character and depth of knowledge about the issues important to their clients makes them stand out. They just happen to be women.Read More »
Prominent sportsmen organizations felt former Gov. Janet Napolitano didn’t take their interests seriously when she appointed a non-hunter to the Game & Fish Commission.
It’s unlikely to happen again.
The longtime lobbyist, who heads up the firm Policy Development Group, became Sen. Dennis DeConcini’s top staff member at just 24 years old, but didn’t take long to decide that the Beltway wasn’t for him. Since then, Ober has been at the forefront of some of Arizona’s most contentious public policy debates.Read More »
David Martin, president of the Arizona Chapter of the Associated General Contractors, says Arizona’s “Five C’s” — copper, cotton, cattle, citrus and climate — leaves out one other “C” vital to the state’s economy: construction.Read More »
Another blow struck the lobbying community July 31, when veteran lobbyist Ed Wren died because of complications from a heart surgery. He had the surgery about two weeks ago; his condition deteriorated, according to his family. He was 68. Wren ...Read More »
Lobbyist Mitch Menlove died in Flagstaff early Monday morning. Details involving the 36-year-old Valley resident's death were not immediately available, but his wife, Elizabeth, said in a statement that his passing was unexpected and due to heart complications.Read More »
John McCain's re-election campaign has released its second set of television and radio ads attacking the Arizona senator's primary opponent for his ties to Washington.Read More »
As the health care industry prepares for new laws that will dramitically change the nature of how it operates, the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association will have a familiar face to guide it through the tumultuous times ahead.Read More »
Supporters of a bill that aims to extend tax credits for motion picture companies face a new hurdle: A fiscal analysis shows the program would cost the state as much as $40 million beginning in fiscal 2012.Read More »
For Tanya Wheeless, the past six years have been a roller coaster ride, from the historic crest of banking activity to the low point at which traditional stalwarts of the financial industry ran completely off the rails.Read More »