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    Upcoming Meeting
    Robert Holden to attend the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) Annual Meeting April 24-26, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.

    Should Companies Disclose All Political Spending?
    Should companies disclose political and policy contributions? That’s the question Steve Arthur explores in his latest blog. READ MORE...

  • Retaining & Managing Lobbyists

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    Identifying the right lobbyist for your organization should not be easy.

    Did you just read that correctly?

    Yes, selecting a lobbyist should be harder than just pulling a name from a list or a website. It should demand more because selecting the right lobbyist may be the most important decision you will make.

    Stateside Associates makes it easier and faster to find the right firms and lobbyists for clients. But, Stateside will not do it without you.
    READ MORE...

  • Legislative Monitoring

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    Keywords don’t know you. So, why get your most critical information tool from a keyword database? Excellent information and perspective is at the heart of any successful state and local government relations program. Anything less is a handicap. Stateside Associates works with our clients to learn their issues. Then we read and summarize all the bills especially for them. Customized Summaries, Political and Process Outlooks and direct access to highly credentialed staff professionals makes us part of our client’s team. READ MORE...

  • Issue Management & Consulting

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    The intersection of government and business creates opportunities and threats that may not always be clearly visible. Framing those possibilities with skill and effectiveness is “Issue Management" – the art and science of influencing public policy. Clients retain Stateside Associates for help in building, managing and sustaining effective state and local government affairs programs.  Stateside’s approach is to be knowledgeable about its clients and issues, as well as hands-on and creative. READ MORE...

  • Regulatory Services

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    The State Regulatory Services arena is complex, rigorous and sometimes enigmatic.

    Coiled around statutes, court precedent and shifting Administration priorities, regulations are critical factors shaping the business climate for many industries.    Yet, too often the arena is left in the “keyword” bin – when thoughtful analysis of emerging and pending proposals is necessary.

    Stateside Associates’ Regulatory Services – which range from Monitoring to Consulting to Advocacy – reflect the importance and uniqueness of the regulatory arena at the federal, state and local government levels. READ MORE...

  • Social Media Services

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    Here is a NEW fact of life for state government relations.

    State legislators are Tweeting.

    State legislators are posting on Facebook.

    State legislators are using these social media platforms to reach constituents, the media and advocates.

    Through these channels they are broadcasting their opinions, plans, observations, concerns, frustrations and hopes – unfiltered and unedited. READ MORE...

  • Groups

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    What are Groups?

    Coined by Stateside Associates in 1988, the term “Groups”  is now part of the state government relations lexicon.   And, Stateside Associates is the leading architect of Groups programs for corporate, association and government clients.

    Dozens of organizations of state and local government officials represent a wealth of opportunities for networking, education, advocacy, friendraising and more.   READ MORE…

Lean Forward….We Have Your Back.
Stateside Associates offers deep expertise in the core services, strategies and execution of state and local government relations.

We help clients shape the public policy environment by knowing what is happening, who is involved and what tools are needed to influence the process.

We help clients sell products and services, build key relationships and understand the regulatory environment.

Whatever You Need – Whatever You Want – Let Us Help You Succeed.

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