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Total Spectrum’s principals in Arizona, Ashley Ragan and Steve Gordon, worked for Senator Jon Kyl in a senior capacity throughout his 18 years in the U.S. Senate. Ashley and Steve know Arizona, and they have the experience and understanding required to help solve your government affairs problem at the Arizona State Capitol or at the U.S. Capitol.
This Week in Washington - April 16, 2019 - April 16, 2019
This is the week of Steves. Steve Ruhlen wrote the cover article on The Budget, The Appropriations Process – and the Chance for Compromise. Steve Gordon reports on trade, Agency Watch, a new Secretary of the Interior, and the sound of frustration in the Senate in his Heard on the Hill. The→
This Week in Washington - March 27, 2019 - March 27, 2019
Steve Gordon reports on what he’s heard about taxes, trade, pharmaceutical pricing, backlog on appointments, and healthcare in Heard on The Hill. Al Jackson brings us up to date on beginnings of the debate on the Defense Appropriations Budget for this fiscal year. Dana Marston digs into a study→
This Week in Washington - March 20, 2019 - March 20, 2019
Steve Gordon took time last week to interview Matt Walker, Vice President of Government Affairs for the National Restaurant Association. They are a top tier association, and are leading a grassroots coalition designed to have impact on the National Labor Relations Board’s Joint Employer Standard.→
This Week in Washington - March 12, 2019 - March 12, 2019
Our cover article is written by John McKechnie, our financial services expert. We asked John to write about the agenda this Congress in the Senate’s Banking Committee and the House Financial Services Committee. His article – Financial Committees Figure to Struggle in Search of Common Ground→
This Week in Washington - March 4, 2019 - March 4, 2019
This week Steve Ruhlen continues his columns on budget and appropriations. Steve Gordon returns with a summary of what’s he’s heard about both economic and trade issues in Heard on the Hill. Dana Marston provides rosters for the new House Budget and Senate Finance Committees, and takes a look→
AZ Eyes on DC - Happy Holidays! - December 16, 2016
Another year is nearly in the books, and what a raucous one it has been. We wish you all a very warm and holiday season, and look forward to 2017, when we'll continue to be your Eyes on DC.
AZ Eyes on DC - Election 2016 - November 14, 2016
We steered clear of the politics of the campaign, but the election of a new President, building a transition government, and the beginning of a new era in Washington, D.C. is going to be disruptive to the status quo. Managing Partner Steve Gordon offers his thoughts on the TrumpQuake and→
AZ Eyes on DC - Issue 9 - August 15, 2016
Arizona's Eyes this summer are on politics and the upcoming November election. Nathan Gonzales of the Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report is one of the best to offer objective observations on such things, and we're pleased to bring some of his thoughts to you. As a follow up to our last issue's→
AZ Eyes on DC - Issue 8 - April 29, 2016
In the second installment of our 2016 and Beyond Series, Arizona Eyes talks international trade agreements with Richard Sawaya, Vice President of the National Foreign Trade Council and Director of USA*Engage.
AZ Eyes on DC - Issue 7 - March 10, 2016
In our first edition of 2016, Arizona Eyes on DC takes a look at the wonder that is this year's presidential campaign. Beginning a series we'll call 2016 and Beyond, Total Spectrum Partner Jim Miller lends his thoughts on current tax policy deliberations and how it may tee up possible activity→