Monthly Archives: %sAugust 2011

HO, HO, HOLD THE PRESSES!

By Constance Campanella, Chairman Emeritus

Labor Day, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Veterans Day, Halloween and Valentine’s Day are holidays to most, but for elected officials they are something more–an opportunity to issue press releases, website posts, tweets and other announcements.

With headlines such as “Attorney General Settles with Florist (February 14),” “Avoid Halloween Tricks by Credit Card Companies,” and “Governor Challenges […]

August 30th, 2011|Advice, Blogs, Issue Management|

Will State Officials Moving to New Federal Agencies Affect Policy?

By Robert A. Holden, Esq., Senior Vice President

State officials have always found career paths that led to service in the federal government. In areas where state law has historically been developed within a federal statutory framework, many aspects of environmental protection being an example, state officials moving into federal positions is nothing new. Two recent major pieces of […]

August 11th, 2011|Blogs|