Its been a while since weve seen something of this scope and magnitude, said Linda Tarplin, a founding partner of Tarplin, Downs & Young. Her firm ranked 10th among lobbying shops in health care business during the five-quarter period, collecting $4.5 million in revenues.
But Tarplin also noted that her firm, which is different than the others on the top 10 because it specializes exclusively in health care, finds health care issues are always important and will remain front and center as the new health care reform law is implemented.
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.