Clearing Misconceptions About Lobbying The practice of lobbying has been around since the founding of this country. Contrary to popular belief, the term “lobbying” did not originate from lobbyists waiting around in lobbies to get the attention of politicians. It actually dates back even further to the mid-1600’s when the… Read More »Clearing Misconceptions About Lobbying
Susie Wu is the director of marketing at Echo Ridge, the parent company of Retaen. She helps guide the public outreach, social media, and marketing efforts for the Retaen network. Susie is a NYC native and Syracuse University graduate.
Lobbyist of the Month: Craig Chick Craig Chick A native Texan, Craig graduated with a B.A. from the University of Texas in ‘96. He worked his way up from campaign politics, as a copy boy at the capitol to doing contract lobby work for a number of fortune 500 companies… Read More »Lobbyist of the Month: Craig Chick
5 Important Ways to Determine You’re Hiring the Right Lobbyist Hiring the right lobbyist for you is as crucial as hiring the right lawyer. You wouldn’t hire an immigration attorney to help you start your first business. It probably goes without saying that if you find a lobbyist who claims… Read More »5 Important Ways to Determine You’re Hiring the Right Lobbyist
The Process of Adding and Removing Public Policies in the United States When a lobbyist starts working with a client, one of their first actions is to temper expectations so that they understand the changes they seek are unlikely to happen right away. Anyone who has ever dealt with legislation… Read More »The Process of Adding and Removing Public Policies
How Lobbying has the Power to Transform an Industry The US is an active breeding ground for innovation and startup businesses. Companies are constantly having to innovate to stay competitive. New technology is quick to emerge, however, legislation is not quick in keeping up. For many new businesses and emerging… Read More »How Lobbying has the Power to Transform an Industry