General News / Posted on February, 28 2013 / Author: Bernie Becker and Kevin Bogardus
Washington’s influence industry sees Speaker John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) designation of tax reform as H.R. 1 as just the latest sign that the issue will be front-and-center this year. Accordingly, lobbyists are ramping up their outreach to Capitol Hill as lawmakers look to roll back tax breaks and lower rates for the first time since 1986.
General News / Posted on June, 28 2012 / Author: Venn Strategies
The Supreme Court handed President Obama and the supporters of the Affordable Care Act a significant victory today by finding the issue at the center of the law’s structure — the Individual Mandate — was allowable under the Congress’ taxing powers in the Constitution. The entire decision can be found here. Below is a quick summary and initial thoughts.
General News / Posted on June, 3 2012 / Author: Brian Reardon and Eric Ueland
There’s a growing chorus complaining that the Senate is broken, that Republicans are to blame, and that the rules of procedure need to be changed. This argument has any number of flaws, but at its core it relies on a general misrepresentation of how the Senate, and the filibuster in particular, works.
General News / Posted on December, 14 2011 / Author: Stephanie Silverman
VennSquared Communications and Venn Strategies, LLC have launched a major strategic partnership with Luther Pendragon, the leading independent public affairs and communications firm headquartered in London. The partnership will serve as a means of providing additional reach for both VennSquared’s and Venn Strategies’ increasing work on behalf of global interests.
General News / Posted on November, 1 2011 / Author: Kevin Bogardus and Bernie Becker
Lawmakers will have to cross a minefield laid by K Street in order to achieve the kind of comprehensive tax reform that they envision.
General News / Posted on August, 2 2011 / Author: Venn Strategies
Stephanie Silverman, CEO of Venn Strategies, and Michael Meehan, president of Blue Line Strategic Communications announce the launch of Venn2 Communications, a full service communications and public relations company.
General News / Posted on June, 14 2011 / Author: Venn Strategies
Venn Strategies, LLC, a leading public affairs and government relations firm in Washington, DC, today announced that two members of its senior management team have been made Principals.
General News / Posted on August, 24 2010
WASHINGTON DC – Venn Strategies, LLC, a leading national government relations and public affairs firm, today announced it has been ranked among the fastest-growing private firms in America by Inc. magazine.
General News / Posted on April, 5 2010
WASHINGTON DC – Venn Strategies, LLC, a leading public affairs and government relations firm in Washington, DC, today announced that a newly restructured senior management team will lead clients in its expert advocacy, issue management, coalition management and strategic advisory services.
General News / Posted on January, 5 2009
As National Journal reported on Dec. 17, Penny Lee, then a senior adviser to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., told colleagues she was leaving Capitol Hill for a job in the private sector, but didn’t name her new employer.
General News / Posted on January, 5 2009 / Author: Kate Ackley
Penny Lee, who until late last year was a top aide to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), has joined the lobbying and consulting firm Venn Strategies.
Lee, who is considered one of the hot Hill commodities heading to K Street, will be a principal in the firm starting Monday.