AUSTIN, Texas--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Capitol Inside newsletter once again recognized Chris Hosek as a top 100 “Hired Gun” on its highly regarded annual list of “Texas Lobby Power Rankings.” Hosek is a principal at the Texas Star Alliance, serving a variety of energy clients with interests in Texas.
“His relationships, expertise of energy policy issues and knowledge of the legislative procedure make him effective in working with both the legislature and state agencies.”
“Chris is regarded as one of the most valuable energy lobbyists in Texas,” said John Pitts, managing partner of the Texas Star Alliance. “His relationships, expertise of energy policy issues and knowledge of the legislative procedure make him effective in working with both the legislature and state agencies.”
Capitol Inside also recognized Texas Star Alliance’s dynamic lobby team as the third best lobby group in Texas. Since forming in 2010 and being led by Pitts, the Texas Star Alliance team has quickly grown to include 15 principals with diverse, across-the-board experience representing a broad spectrum of clients and issues.
About Chris Hosek
Chris Hosek specializes in direct lobbying and state agency relations. He has experience with a broad range of legislative issues and policy initiatives including a specific expertise in the energy sector. Chris served as the chief of staff for five years to the former chair of the Railroad Commission of Texas, Elizabeth Ames Jones. The Railroad Commission is the regulatory body that oversees Texas’ energy industries including all levels of the oil and gas industry, pipeline safety, gas utility rates and the permitting and reclamation of coal and uranium mines.
About Texas Star Alliance
Texas Star Alliance integrates legislative advocacy, legal protection and strategic communications to create public policy success for its clients. Based in Austin, the firm specializes in direct lobbying, state agency relations, administrative rule-making, coalition building, strategic communications, media relations, social media and more. Texas Star Alliance addresses clients’ complex public policy challenges with sophisticated, integrated services that are more effective – in outcomes and costs – than traditional methods. www.texasstaralliance.com