March 2, 2006

Lobbyist Promotes Cornell to Congress

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last Thursday, Cornell in Washington students gathered at the Cornell Center in Washington, D.C. to hear Steve Johnson, interim vice president of government and community relations, speak about his role as a lobbyist for the University.

The format of Johnson’s talk was an open discussion in which the students were free to ask questions.

“Lobbyists really have a bad name,” Johnson began. “I tend to think about it as being an educator