Based on recent events, some in K Street’s political intelligence industry fear that they may soon be required to register as lobbyists and disclose their clients. While ‘political intelligence’ operatives are in the business of information trading, they argue that the information they collect about Congress is public and available to everyone. The Washington Post [...]
Failure to keep abreast of developing social media techniques will quickly leave government affairs executives behind as their ability to connect with potential advocates will lessen against the onslaught of social media messaging in many public policy debates.
Obama’s campaign spinoff, Organizing for Action (OFA), has been a source of controversy based on its close ties to the White House.
The Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act (ACMRA), which would make agency reports to Congress accessible to the public, is being reintroduced to the floor.
Many ex-members of the 112th Congress are having a tough time finding gigs at K Street lobby shops this year.