The mission of the Red State Renewables Alliance is to tell the full story of the success of clean renewable energy in traditionally conservative areas of the country. Clean renewable energy is a good investment for taxpayers, ratepayers, and for our national security.
Executive Director John Feehery has worked for almost two decades in a variety of influential positions both as a staffer for three prominent members of the United States House of Representatives Republican leadership and a communications strategist in the private sector. Feehery served as Executive Vice President for Global Government Relations and Global Public Relations for the Motion Picture Association of America.
John managed the communications operation for Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert. He was the longest-serving top spokesman to a Speaker of the House in the history of the House of Representatives. Feehery served from 1995 until 1998 as the Communications Director for Majority Whip Tom DeLay. Before becoming DeLay’s communications director, he served as the Whip office’s Chief Floor Assistant, during the historically notable “Contract with America.” Feehery started his career as a speechwriter to former U.S. House Republican Leader Bob Michel.
He is a frequent commentator on the political landscape, widely quoted around the country and often seen on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News Channel. He is also a regular contributor to CNN.com, Politico and to The Hill’s “Pundits Blog.”