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  • 2022 Congressional Financial Services Outlook January 11, 20222022 may feel a bit like Groundhog Day for many, but there will be a key difference on Capitol Hill: Congressional Democrats will push hard to effect as much change as possible ahead of the midterm elections and Republicans will be working to finalize their agenda in the event they take back the House and/or ...Read more...
  • Mehlman Castagnetti’s Crystal Ball: What to Expect on the Hill in 2022 December 14, 2021Mehlman Castagnetti’s Crystal Ball: What to Expect on the Hill in 2022   Will Congress ever officially go out for the year this week? Next? Who knows?!?! But what we do know is this: 2022 will start even if 2021 never ends. And if legislating hasn’t proven complicated enough this year, it is sure to be made ...Read more...
  • Big pharma isn’t the only powerful player in the prescription drug pricing fight November 29, 2021Big pharma isn’t the only powerful player in the prescription drug pricing fight By Theodoric Meyer and Jacqueline Alemany Who will win? Few industries have lobbied harder to shape Democrats’ massive health care, child care and climate bill than the pharmaceutical industry, which has spent months working to kill the party’s plan to lower prescription drug prices. But there’s also a well-funded ...Read more...
  • Down to the Wire: What to Expect as Congress Hurdles Towards Critical December Deadlines November 15, 2021Down to the Wire: What to Expect as Congress Hurdles Towards Critical December Deadlines True to form, the nation’s most infamous procrastinating governmental body finds itself bumping up on several crucial deadlines. On December 3, the short-term government funding bill is set to expire. Not long after, the government is expected to default on its debt, ...Read more...
  • Bipartisan wins are there for the taking September 14, 2021Bipartisan wins are there for the taking By Bruce Mehlman, Opinion Contributor — 09/10/21 12:45 PM EDT Reports of the death of bipartisanship in Washington are greatly exaggerated. From making drinking water safer to improving surface transportation to declaring Juneteenth a federal holiday, lawmakers from both parties continue to collaborate on important policy challenges, large and small. These ...Read more...
  • Black Men Are Missing from Washington’s Key Power Centers July 28, 2021About the authors: Paul N.D. Thornell is a principal at Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas and a board member of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. Larry Parks is chair of the Potomac Coalition. Kevin Chavers is the former president of Ginnie Mae and former Senate Banking Committee counsel. Dwight Robinson is Former Deputy ...Read more...
  • Murray Aide Heads To K Street July 19, 2021Zach Mallove, a longtime aide to Patty Murray, the Senate’s No. 3 Democrat, joined Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas this week as a principal. Mallove worked for Murray for almost a decade, serving most recently as the Senate HELP chair’s senior policy adviser for her transportation, trade and economic policy portfolio as well as her ...Read more...
  • Senior Senate Staffer Gutierrez Joins Mehlman Castagnetti July 9, 2021WASHINGTON, D.C. – The leading bipartisan government relations firm Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas (Mehlman Castagnetti) announced today that it is continuing to add top-tier talent, bringing on senior Democratic Hill staffer Rosemary Gutierrez as a Principal. Gutierrez spent more than two decades in the United States Senate—as Deputy Chief of Staff and Legislative Director ...Read more...
  • Republicans Face Diversity Versus Seniority Challenge on Key Finance Panel June 28, 2021Republicans Face Diversity Versus Seniority Challenge on Key Finance Panel By: Zachary Warmbrodt A race to fill one of the most coveted committee seats in Congress is forcing Republican leaders to make a tough choice between how much they value seniority over the need to improve diversity in their ranks. At least six GOP lawmakers are vying for ...Read more...
  • Perkins and Flood Join Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas June 8, 2021PRESS RELEASE – Tuesday, June 8, 2021 CONTACT: David Thomas: (202) 997-9379 Perkins and Flood Join Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas; Expanding Top Bipartisan Team WASHINGTON —The bipartisan government affairs firm Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas (MCRT) today announced the addition of two principals: Alex Perkins and Victoria Flood. Alex Perkins brings more than two decades of experience ...Read more...