He may (again) be done punching a clock under the Dome. But boomerang staffer Shane Skelton remains in awe of what he’s seen and done while working in the legislative branch.
Bob Latta, R-Ohio, are photographed outside of Longworth Building. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)" width="445" height="296" /> From left, Jason Isakovic, Izzy Santa, and Skelton when they worked for Latta. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
The one-time GOP aide — who first got his feet wet interning for Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, and most recently swam with the sharks over at the House Budget Committee — recently decamped from the Capitol to become executive director of the Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure.
Skelton told HOH he learned much from toiling within the halls of Congress — not the least of which was developing an abiding respect for the institution as a whole.
His most moving experience: Watching all the hard work he poured into the bipartisan spending plan crafted by then-Budget heads Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., finally pay off. Full story