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Thorn Run Partners is not just another lobbying firm. We have been called "nimble," "new generation," and "rabidly bipartisan." While our firm boasts all the expertise and government credentials of Washington's mega-firms, we also bring the creativity, collaboration and discipline of an elite boutique. And in a business where measurable progress is often in short supply, we pride ourselves on delivering real results for our clients.

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Today on the Hill: Opioids Work Continues in the House; McConnell Hoping for Rescissions Bill Consideration This Week

Both chambers are expected to continue on themes that started yesterday, namely the House’s focus on legislative approaches to the opioids crisis and the Senate’s work on an appropriations minibus. House lawmakers are slated to consider two bills pursuant to a rule today after approving over a dozen suspension measures yesterday. Specifically, today’s bills would (1) aim to align federal privacy standards for substance use disorder patient records with those already promulgated under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) (H.R. 6082), and (2) allow states to apply to receive Medicaid payments for services provided in institutions for mental diseases (IMDs) related to opioid abuse treatment (H.

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TRP’s Chapman and Rosenberg Discuss the Transformation of DC Lobbying in Journal Article

An article written by Thorn Run Partners’ Stuart Chapman and Andrew Rosenberg was featured in the Political Science Applied  journal last month. The piece, entitled “Lobbying Congress in Today’s Washington,” examines the shift in the perception of lobbyists in Washington, D.C., from “legislation crafters,” to intricate policymakers rooted in advocating for a client’s cause. Chapman and Rosenberg outline the transformation of modern lobbying, suggesting a form of legislative action that is guided by policy specialists who use expansive knowledge, strong communication with various organizations, and recruit the interests of stakeholders in the drive for change.