Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA) hosts NSPS Lobbyist in Leadership Office
NSPS lobbyist John "JB" Byrd of NSPS's federal government affairs consulting firm, John M. Palatiello & Associates, Inc., met yesterday in the U.S. Capitol with Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA), the House Majority Whip. The meeting was a follow-up to JB being awarded the Most Valuable Player award from the Lobbyists versus Members of Congress charity basketball game last month. The "Heart of a Warrior Steve Scalise Award" is named in honor of Scalise, who was injured in the Congressional baseball practice shooting in June. Rep. Scalise continues rehabilitation, and plans to play in next year's charity basketball game. JB told Rep. Scalise he was honored to win the award and that the Majority Whip serves as an inspiration for all involved in the effort and beyond.
For more information on Federal government relations issues affecting surveying, see the Fall Report from the NSPS business meeting held October 5-7 in Frisco, Texas.