Lobbyist Perspective

CA Legislation Update 2023: Lobbyist Perspective

Wednesday, February 22
8:15 am - 8:45 am (PT)

As we enter the first year of the 2023-2024 legislative session, hear from CADP’s successful lobby team on what to expect in Sacramento in 2023, significant changes in legislators and staff, how we will be able to interact with legislators and staff, how we can influence legislation and what to expect on healthcare debates as well as larger statewide issues.

Mattback2021.pngMatt Back Government Relations is a full service lobbying firm based in Sacramento. The firm is led by Matt Back who has worked in California politics for nearly 20 years, with experience both in and out of State Government. In this time he gained extensive knowledge of the legislative and regulatory process, while developing strong contacts throughout state government. This experience, coupled with a strong reputation and work ethic, has helped the firm achieve success for its clients in California’s complex legislative and regulatory arena. MBGR represents a diverse group of clients in the biotechnology, medical device, financial services, telecommunications, and private postsecondary sectors.

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Kristy-Wiese_500x500.jpgKristy Wiese, a partner with Capitol Advocacy, brings over twenty years of experience in both public and private interests to her diverse array of clients.  An expert in healthcare policy, scope of practice issues, professional licensing, for-profit education and telecommunications, Kristy is a trusted and well-respected policy and political advisor, with established relationships throughout state government. Kristy’s analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills enable her to successfully influence California’s legislative, regulatory and administrative process on behalf of the firm’s clients.  Along with developing public affairs strategies for clients, many of whom are Fortune 500 companies, her invaluable knowledge allows her to counsel clients on coalition building and community-level grassroots outreach as well as facilitating bipartisan relationship building with policy makers. [more]