WASHINGTON: Rep. Jim Kolbe (R-AZ), managing the demands of a
heightened profile as the new chairman of an influential subcommittee,
plucked his first DC-based press secretary from Dittus Communications
Kolbe appointed Neena Moorjani to the post, which he had maintained at
his Arizona district office until now. His political profile rose
earlier this year when he was appointed chairman of the House
Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, which debates funding for foreign
aid, UN operations and the World Bank.
Moorjani, who spent two years at Dittus as an associate director, cited
Kolbe's role in foreign relations as an incentive for her to go to the
Hill. "He's involved with a lot of trade and immigration issues - plus
he's a very nice guy," she said.
Dittus has tapped Jennifer Daniel, formerly of Golin/Harris, to replace