Zach Schulz: Passion for Policy and Public Service

We caught up with our associate Zach Schulz to learn what drives him and why he is so valuable to our clients. 1. What are some of the highlights of your career? The primary focus of my career has always been centered around this question: What can I do to bring about the change I […]

A Whirlwind Week in Washington D.C. – From Political Storms to Legislative Waves

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Good morning from Washington DC where the weather changed from rain, to snow, to warmer temperatures and sun in a matter of 36 hours.  The dramatic shift in weather cycles reminds us of the recently announced retirement of former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.  Where else can you go from being Speaker, to being removed by your […]

Meet Shawn Friesen: Building Relationships, Achieving Results 

We sit down with Shawn Friesen, principal at Chamber Hill Strategies, to talk about advocacy strategy, relationships and what drives him. What are some of your most impactful wins throughout your career in healthcare?  One of the first wins that I often think back on relates to the Medicare Modernization Act. During my time on […]

Can Congress Band Together?

Welcome back to Washington, DC the town which continues to provide as much drama as Hollywood but without the glitz and glamour.  The weather remains mild, but the heat is on for the Biden Administration and Congress to come to an agreement on a supplemental funding package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan.  As per the […]

Navigating the Capitol: A Look Ahead at Congress’s December Agenda

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Good morning and welcome from Washington, DC where Members of Congress return to work this week to face a few weeks of varying agendas depending on whether they sit in the Senate or the House. We hope our readers enjoyed a restful week and are back energized and ready to go!  Your author was able […]

Washington’s Dichotomy: Honoring Veterans Amidst Government Funding Gridlock

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Good morning from Washington, DC where we continue to simultaneously inspire and disappoint. This past weekend we honored our nation’s veterans.  Chamber Hill Strategies would like to thank all of those currently serving, as well as all of those who served.  We salute you! We are just a few days away from running out of […]

AI, Funding Bills, and Bipartisan Hopes

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Good morning from Washington DC and welcome back after a week which the House of Representatives elected a new Speaker of the House, Representative Mike Johnson (R-La.)!  After much fanfare and internal squabbling, House Republicans came together last week and decided to move forward in a collegial (almost friendly) manner to select the new Speaker.  […]

International Crisis and Washington in Limbo

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Good morning from Washington DC where the leaves are beginning to signal the change of the season while much remains the same in the House of Representatives. Last night your author took his seven-year-old son and four-year-old daughter to “Boo at the Zoo” held at Smithsonian’s National Zoo.  The logjam and chaos ensued when trying […]

Political Gridlock, International Tensions, and NFL Upsets

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Good Morning and welcome from Washington D.C. where Congress adverted shutdown several weeks ago and is still in gridlock like D.C. traffic on the beltway.  Tension continues to rise from the horrific attacks on Israeli citizens more than a week ago. The Republican House still has not elected a Speaker and has had as many […]