Monthly Archives: May 2013

Northern Virginians of the Year Announced

Northern Virginians of the Year Announced Northern Virginia Magazine has released its list of the Northern Virginians of the Year. Among the honorees is our very own Paul Miller and local taxi driver Jerome Green, a longtime member of the Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association. Check out the magazine on newsstands now. Advertisements

Minnesota Client Hill Day is Off to a Great Start!

Our clients are in town for a series of meetings to discuss transportation issues in Minnesota.  Yesterday they met with Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and today they will meet with other members of the Minnesota delegation as well as transportation committee leaders. Pictured below is the group during their very productive meeting with Senator Klobuchar. […]

The Fight to End a Transportation “Epidemic”

Outgoing U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood‘s legacy could take many shapes. He may be known for presiding over DOT during the negotiations and eventual approval of the new CAFE standards. He could be known for his zeal for high-speed rail. And we can only hope his propensity to say “Lookit” endures. But perhaps one […]

Small Business Subcommittee on Health and Technology Examines HIT

On Thursday the U.S. House Small Business Subcommittee on Health and Technology held a hearing examining the impact of the Health Insurance Tax (HIT) on small businesses. The  HIT is the provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that levies a tax on insurance companies based on their net premiums. Although there was little agreement […]

Keys to a Successful Hill Day

It’s that time of year when all sorts of associations, coalitions, and interest groups are converging on Capitol Hill to make their case before legislators and administration officials, hoping to effectuate change in the political system that benefits their interests.  These so-called “Hill Days” are a great way for groups who may not have the […]