Interviews With Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan and Team NEO's Renee Ligon

Calfee NOW Video Interview Series
April 29, 2021

Calfee NOW is a video series where Calfee professionals speak with policymakers and industry leaders to offer insights on Noteworthy topics, associated Opportunities and trends to Watch for in the near future.

  Congressman Tim Ryan  

On Episode 15 of Calfee NOW, Raymond Tarasuck, Senior Counsel with Calfee's Government Relations & Legislation practice group, and Jamie Gregory, Principal, Federal Government Relations with Calfee Strategic Solutions, spoke with Congressman Tim Ryan (D - OH, District 13). Topics discussed included: the events of January 6, 2021 and how it has impacted constituents, visitors and advocates interacting with their members of congress; the issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, which of those issues he is prioritizing, and how he plans to address them in the next Congressional Session; details of a possible infrastructure package and what issues will be highlighted; if the return of earmarks will help members of Congress accomplish projects in their districts; his role as Chair of the House Manufacturing Caucus and his plan going forward to prioritize manufacturing and innovation at the federal level; and how the relationships formed over two decades in Congress will help him achieve his legislative goals. 

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  Renee Ligon  

On Episode 16 of Calfee NOW, Michael Bowen, Associate with Calfee's Government Relations and Legislation practice group spoke with Renee Ligon, Director of Partnerships & Engagement at Team NEO. Topics discussed included: her professional background and how she ended up at Team NEO; how she interacts with elected officials and how her roles differs from a traditional government advocate; What Team NEO is and its purpose in the Greater Cleveland area; and Team NEO's upcoming projects in Cuyahoga County for 2021.

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