30 episodes

Lobby Land is a podcast about lobbying and Texas politics. Who are lobbyists? How do they do their jobs? How did they get into lobbying and in some cases, how did they get out? What works and what does not when talking to elected officials, staff and others? This is a podcast about the people whose lives are in and around the Texas political space. From campaigns to boardrooms to the capitol and everywhere in between, we will be interviewing lobbyist and those that work in Texas politics about these and other topics. Hosted by Daniel Womack, with contributions from Stephanie Simpson, Lobby Land will introduce you to personalities, experiences, history and occasionally a lesson in navigating politics. Through these conversations you will meet, and get to know better, some of the most interesting individuals working in Texas government. Welcome to Lobby Land!!!

Lobby Land Daniel Womack

    • Government
    • 4.9 • 18 Ratings

Lobby Land is a podcast about lobbying and Texas politics. Who are lobbyists? How do they do their jobs? How did they get into lobbying and in some cases, how did they get out? What works and what does not when talking to elected officials, staff and others? This is a podcast about the people whose lives are in and around the Texas political space. From campaigns to boardrooms to the capitol and everywhere in between, we will be interviewing lobbyist and those that work in Texas politics about these and other topics. Hosted by Daniel Womack, with contributions from Stephanie Simpson, Lobby Land will introduce you to personalities, experiences, history and occasionally a lesson in navigating politics. Through these conversations you will meet, and get to know better, some of the most interesting individuals working in Texas government. Welcome to Lobby Land!!!

    Matthew Bentley

    Matthew Bentley

    We are excited to welcome Matthew Bentley to the show.

    As a proud member of the Palestine mafia, Matthew has been a regular around the Capitol for over a decade. He has been an intern, worked in a state agency, run successful campaigns and now is the proud owner of his own lobby shop. We also discuss pasture parties, growing up the son of an elected official, his high school football teammate (who went on to have an impressive college and NFL career) as well his kayaking skills (or lack thereof).

    We enjoy hearing from our listeners, so please leave us a review or  email us with your feedback.  And don't forget to check us out on Instagram and Twitter. And let us know if you have a suggested guest for the pod. 

    • 33 min
    Jason Damen

    Jason Damen

    Lobby Land is excited to welcome Jason Damen to the show. 
    Tune in as our host and Jason discuss growing up in Austin, his career path (including working with our host some 20+ years ago), his love of hunting, fly-fishing and much more. Jason is endlessly entertaining, as always.  He provides fun insight and perspective into what it means to work in the Capitol for a Senate Chairman, a freshman House member and the Governor.

    We enjoy hearing from our listeners, so please leave us a review or  email us with your feedback.  And don't forget to check us out on Instagram and Twitter. And let us know if you have a suggested guest for the pod. 

    • 54 min
    Ben Stratmann

    Ben Stratmann

    We are excited to welcome Ben Stratmann (with two n’s) to the pod.

    Ben has worked in politics for over 15 years. He’s done it all — been a bag man (if you don’t know what this is, then you definitely need to listen), ran successful campaigns, served as chief of staff and of course, now a lobbyist. We discuss all of this plus leadership, Ben’s amazing sense of direction, Soup Peddler favorites and golf.

    We enjoy hearing from our listeners, so please leave us a review or  email us with your feedback.  And don't forget to check us out on Instagram and Twitter.

    • 43 min
    Brandy Marquez

    Brandy Marquez

    Lobby Land is excited to welcome Brandy Marquez to the show.
     
    Hailing from San Antonio, Brandy has spent over two decades working in Texas politics.  She started her career as an intern in the Texas House of Representatives and worked her way to become Chief of Staff for former Governor Rick Perry, with several stops in-between. She also spent some time as a Commissioner at the Public Utility Commission. We talked about all of this plus beepers, great filing systems and going through Senate confirmation.  

    We enjoy hearing from our listeners, so please email us with your feedback.  And don't forget to check us out on Instagram and Twitter.

    • 40 min
    Whitney Whitmire & Lindsay Munoz

    Whitney Whitmire & Lindsay Munoz

    We are excited to welcome Whitney Whitmire and Lindsay Munoz to Lobby Land.

    This episode has it all. Whitney and Lindsay discuss their career paths, from their early days to their current venture together at Whitney Munoz LLC. The two discuss having a recognizable last name, being married to a rocket scientist, the amazingly kind capitol community, their love of Jason Bateman, and clogged shower drains…another typical Lobby Land episode.

    We enjoy hearing from our listeners, so please email us with your feedback.  And don't forget to check us out on Instagram and Twitter.

    • 47 min
    Deirdre Delisi

    Deirdre Delisi

    We are thrilled to welcome Deirdre Delisi to kick off Season Two of Lobby Land. 

    Deirdre relives her first foray into politics on the first Lamar Alexander presidential campaign, her time working for Governor Rick Perry -- running one of his campaigns for Governor and working on his first presidential campaign -- and her tenure as Chairman of the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT). We also cover her experience in the private sector, life after the Capitol Grill and her love for Duke's  Coach K.

    We enjoy hearing from our listeners, so please email us with your feedback.  And don't forget to follow us on Instagram and Twitter.

    • 48 min

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