Cassidy & Associates News

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On Monday EPA rolled out its final rules for carbon emissions from new and existing energy generation facilities. Cassidy’s team has been tracking these rulemakings closely since the drafts were released in 2013 and 2014 and working with EPA to understand various scenarios. The rules are designed to regulate the carbon output of U.S. fleet… Read more »


Cassidy & Associates announced today that Russell J. Thomasson, Chief of Staff to Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX), will join the firm in August as an Executive Vice President. “Russ Thomasson enjoys the respect and admiration of Senators and staff on both sides of the aisle as a professional who gets things done on… Read more »


What’s in the Senate’s Comprehensive Energy package? What are the next steps to the Senate floor? Cassidy’s Energy Team has been closely tracking and analyzing the legislative package since the beginning of the Congress and following Wednesday’s unveiling by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has released a new legislative report that gives a… Read more »


Cassidy experts recently joined leaders from Capitol Hill and the Pentagon to explore issues surrounding the future of military installations and the communities that support them at the go-to policy event for defense communities and military leadership. Community leaders spent a spirited three days discussing pressing issues facing military communities: from the potential of future… Read more »


Congress is considering cybersecurity legislation now and it’s critical that businesses across all sectors are engaged on Capitol Hill, that’s the message a team of Cassidy & Associates experts shared with top industry experts earlier last week at a national forum in Pittsburgh. “The news about the hack of OPM’s databases has added new urgency… Read more »


CQ Weekly talked to Cassidy Co Chairman Barry Rhoads for its cover story this week, Battle Plans: Preparing for the Next Base-Closure Round, here’s an excerpt: The threat of base closures appears to be becoming more real. While Congress has for the past few years united to block the Pentagon’s effort to launch another politically… Read more »


The anointment of Sen. Charles Schumer as the next Democratic leader is creating new royalty on K Street. At least 30 former aides to the New York Democrat now work in the influence industry, according to a review by The Hill, and their stock is soaring now that Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is preparing to… Read more »


The Sunday magazine of the Las Vegas Sun profiles some of the “most influential players” in Washington including Cassidy Co-Chairman Kai Anderson. Read more at lasvegassun.com »


The Republican takeover of the Senate could shift who holds the most sway on K Street. With the flip in control of the chamber, GOP senators next year will take the helm of powerful committees that craft and oversee energy and environmental policy. In turn, lobbyists considered close to those new chairmen will see their… Read more »


Accelerating clean energy and infrastructure solutions for the DOD is the focus this week in Austin, TX as Cassidy & Associates is a lead sponsor of the Defense Energy Summit and Innovation Showcase. The premier event brings together national military and business leaders in defense energy solutions including Microgrids, Grid Security, Energy Storage, Portable Power,… Read more »


The Hill newspaper is out with its annual list of Washington’s best and Cassidy Co-Chairmen Kai Anderson and Barry Rhoads top the list. Read more at thehill.com »