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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of January 28, 2020

THE HOUSE The House returned to session Monday evening. House Democrats are expected to release their infrastructure plans, which will likely include stated priorities of the Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce Committees, this week. There are also a number of important hearings in the House this week, including: Ways and […]

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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of January 13, 2020

THE HOUSE The House returns on Monday evening this week and is expected to take up legislation appointing House managers and transmitting articles of impeachment to the Senate. The vote is expected on either Tuesday or Wednesday this week. The House is also expected to hold a number of important hearings this week, including: The […]

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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of January 6, 2020

THE HOUSE The House formally returns to session on Tuesday evening this week. With tensions in the Middle East rising following the Trump Administration’s decision to authorize drone strikes in Iraq that killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani, the House is expected to introduce and take up a measure limiting the President’s power to authorize potential […]

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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of December 16, 2019

THE HOUSE The House formally returns on Tuesday with a full plate ahead of what is expected to be the final legislative work week of 2019. On the impeachment front, the House Rules Committee is expected to meet on Tuesday to set the guidelines for floor debate on Articles of Impeachment. A final floor vote […]

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Yolanda Cash Jackson Co-Founds The National Black Professional Lobbyists Association (NBPLA)

Becker Shareholder Yolanda Cash Jackson is a co-founder of The National Black Lobbyists Association (NBPLA), a group created to promote diversity and inclusion in the lobbying corps at state capitols. Gregory Jones, President and CEO of The Jones Group, and John Heath, Government Affairs Manager at Turo, also serve as co-founders of the Association. Launched […]

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Omar Franco and Bert Gómez Named to The Hill’s List of 2019 Top Lobbyists

We are pleased to announce Omar Franco and Bert Gómez’s inclusion in The Hill’s list of 2019 Top Lobbyists as “Hired Guns.” Those recognized are at the top of their game in the influence industry, representing and delivering results for some of the nation’s largest companies and associations. Omar Franco serves as Managing Director and […]

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Alex Alamo, Member of the 41st Class of Leadership Miami

Becker’s Alex Alamo is a member of the 41st class of Leadership Miami, a program that helps prepare future leaders for success by cultivating civic engagement and educating members on identifying and addressing vital issues that impact Miami-Dade County, now and in the future. The program also helps to establish a long-lasting network of professional […]

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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of November 18, 2019

THE HOUSE The House returns Monday evening when they are expected to consider a number of bills under suspension of the rules including a reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act and legislation which would require publicly traded companies to disclose the race, ethnicity, and gender of board members and executives. Additionally, this is a […]

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Anthony Bedell, Deputy Asst. Secretary for Congressional Affairs, Dept. of Transportation, Joins Becker’s Federal Lobbying Team in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., November 15, 2019 — Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, today announced that Anthony Bedell has joined the firm as a Senior Corporate and Government Relations Director in its Federal Lobbying Practice based in Washington, D.C. Mr. Bedell most recently served […]

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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of October 21, 2019

THE HOUSE The House returns to session Monday evening with a full agenda for a shortened week. Votes on Thursday have been cancelled following the passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings. Cummings will lie in state in the Capitol on Thursday. Following a ceremony for family and Members of Congress, the public will be permitted to […]

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