Kyl, who represented Arizonans in both the House of Representatives (1987-95) and the Senate (1995-2013), has now been out of office for the mandated two year cooling-off period before being permitted to lobby. (He has been a consultant for D.C. law firm Covington & Burling, which engages in lobbying.)
Politico today spoke with Kyl and reported on his return to Capitol Hill as a lobbyist. “From my perspective, it will be just good to go back and visit with folks. I had a good relationship with Leader [Mitch] McConnell, and in that capacity we worked a lot with Speaker [John] Boehner. I’m really looking forward to getting back on the Hill.”
Arizona's Politics asked the Senator about any possible Arizona-related clients that he might be representing or Arizona-related issues that he might be working on. Kyl indicated that nothing has materialized... yet.
"I simply do not know whether any Arizona interests will want me to work for them on federal legislative matters," Kyl emailed back. "There are none at the moment."
Kyl politely declined to answer questions about the contribution to Prosper. Prosper was involved in lobbying APS' position in the solar/net metering battles when the Arizona Corporation Commission was considering it - although APS did not acknowledge hiring Adams' group.
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