The Texas Lobby Group, a full-service Government Lobby organization, has earned accolades across our state. With our historic contacts with Texas legislators and policy makers, we provide a well grounded advocacy strategy for our clients. Our specialties include:
- Legislative lobbying
- Administrative lobbying
- Strategy development
- Grassroots development and mobilization
- Internal and external communications
- Political strategy development
- Advice and counsel
Our lobbyists are at the top of their game and well recognized in our state. Michael Toomey and Bill Messer have both been named as the #1 lobbyists in our state by Capitol Inside and Texas Monthly. They have also been listed as among the top 25 most influential people in the Texas political scene. In addition, Lara Keel was placed in the top five lobbyists to watch by Capitol Inside for two years in a row. She was also named the top female lobbyist in the lobby rankings of Capitol Inside for 2011
Michael Toomey served three terms in the Texas house. He was chief of staff for two governors – the only person in Texas history to do that – serving with William Clements and Rick Perry. Bill Messer was named in the top ten legislators by Texas Monthly when he was an elected official. At that time he also served as House Calendars Chairman. Lara Keel worked previously for the largest state business group – The Texas Association of Business and Chambers of Commerce (TABCC).
Over the years, our lobby group has received numerous awards, citations, and accolades. We currently work with a number of impressive companies including:
- Liberty Mutual
- AT & T
- UnitedHealth Group
- Texas Instruments
As a team we provide our clients with an impressive and complete array of public policy management and public political advocacy services.