Lobbying is big business in D.C.—probably much bigger than most people realize. And in 2022, it’s set to grow even further as client demand increases, making it ever more important for businesses to have a voice in the halls of power.

The issues that Washington’s cadre of lobbyists will need to address in 2022 will be diverse and far-reaching—from lobbying for a share of funding from last year’s infrastructure bill and various appropriations bills, to dealing with the repercussions of America’s continuing trade war with China—as rising concern about inflation impacting the economy as well as the country’s continuing supply chain difficulties add up to a busy time for Beltway lobbyists.