Viewing posts from March2004

The New Breed

Before turning to lobbying, many of the old hands served in the Legislature. None of the new breed served elected office, but they’re doing all right for themselves. Former House Speaker James Harold Thompson, a lobbyist since 1988, wonders about their staying power: “Some of the young ones are making a lot of money. It’s sellable for a while, the question is how long they can maintain it.”

Read More