Funding Bills Drive Lobbyists' Election-Year Agenda
With elections looming, K Street is expected to look for opportunities in the budget and appropriations process. Attorney Rich Gold said he expects lobbyists to focus on the "give and take" between Congress and the administration.
“We haven’t seen the kind of regulatory juggernaut coming at the business community, in my memory, that will be concluded in 2016 with almost every agency having things moving forward,” said Mr. Gold. “The question is: How does the Hill interact with the executive branch to try and moderate those rule-makings before they’re finalized?”