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Washington Weekly: Week of November 28, 2022

117th Congress’ Final Weeks: The House and Senate return to DC this week after the Thanksgiving Recess for its final stretch of the 2022 working period. Lawmakers still need to clear must-pass pieces of legislation during that time such as a government funding bill and a national defense authorization, but the impending transfer of power […]

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Washington Weekly: Week of November 21, 2022

Meet the 118th Congress The following provides an overview of the 118th Congress beginning January 2023, including expected leadership structures of House and Senate committees. House Republicans will take control of the Chamber and committees next year, making Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) the next likely Speaker of the House with Rep. Steven Scalise (R-LA) as […]

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“Liberty City Native Yolanda Cash Jackson becomes First Black Woman to Lead County Economic Development Agency” – Miami Herald

In a Fort Lauderdale office adorned with countless awards next to her picture with President Barack Obama, an autographed Dwyane Wade jersey and art by Black artists, attorney Yolanda Cash Jackson feels at home. Jackson, 64, is the newly appointed chairwoman of the board of directors of the Miami-Dade Beacon Council, the county’s public-private economic […]

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Clarence Williams Named a 2022 Top Lobbyist

Becker is thrilled to announce that Clarence Williams has been named a Top 2022 Lobbyist by the National Institute for Lobbying and Ethics (NILE)! We are so proud of our colleague and delighted to see his efforts recognized. The NILE Annual Top Lobbyist list is comprised of 100 lobbyists, PAC managers, and grassroots professionals nominated […]

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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of November 14, 2022

Congress’ Lame Duck Session Begins Lawmakers return to Washington this week for the first time in over a month following the midterm elections where Democrats held their Senate majority. While votes are still being counted and a Georgia Senate runoff is set for December 6th, Congress still has a slammed agenda to grapple with this […]

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Becker Spotlight: Congress’ Post-Midterm To-Do List

Lawmakers return from their midterm election recess on November 14th, at which time they’ll need to pass an omnibus government funding package and the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). They will also likely take up votes on extensions of tax benefits, same-sex marriage, and amendments to the Electoral Count Act. Congress already passed a […]

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Gary Rosen and Yolanda Cash Jackson Named as One of Florida’s 500 Most Influential Executives

Becker Managing Shareholder Gary Rosen and Shareholder Yolanda Cash Jackson have been recognized as one of Florida’s 500 most influential executives. The Florida 500 is the culmination of a year-long research initiative by the editors of Florida Trend to identify the state’s most notable business leaders across economic sectors. Gary has been listed every year […]

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Yolanda Cash Jackson Appointed Chair of Beacon Council Board of Directors

At the Beacon Council’s annual meeting on November 17th, Yolanda Cash Jackson will be announced as Chair of the Council’s Board of Directors. The Beacon Council is Miami’s official economic development partnership, which attracts and retains companies to help create investment opportunities, new jobs, and economic growth for Dade County. Yolanda Cash Jackson, Esq., is […]

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“Building Bridges to Find Common Ground in Israel” – Influence Magazine

If you want a glimpse into the potential role intersectionality of people, politics, religions and belief can play in helping bridge differences, spend some time in Israel. I was one of a dozen lobbyists, elected leaders and others from the U.S. who toured Israel on a week long trip in July arranged by the American […]

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Yolanda Cash Jackson Interviewed on From Florida Podcast

Becker’s Yolanda Cash Jackson had the opportunity to discuss what she called the “lobbyists dream” of getting the legislation passed in Florida to have a statue of Mary McLeod Bethune represent the state in Statuary Hall in the nation’s capitol. Bethune, an advisor to five presidents and the founder of what would become Bethune-Cookman University, […]

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