The Financial Services Institute has gained another 225 members, as Mountain View, Calif.-based broker-dealer and RIA Foothill Securities announced it has signed up all its advisors.

Including this latest partnership, the advocacy group's membership total is over 34,000 financial advisors. “Today’s announcement by Foothill Securities shows that all broker-dealers, both large and small, can and should have a voice in Washington and the states,” according to Keith Kelly, FSI’s executive vice president and COO.

Danielle Reed writes for Financial Planning.