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ICYMI: Kentucky House Elections Candidate Filing Deadline

ICYMI - Kentucky's Filing Deadline for CandidatesThis year Kentucky will hold elections for all 100 seats in the House of Representatives and 19 seats in the Senate. The Kentucky House is one of the battleground chambers in this year’s legislative elections, as the Kentucky Legislature is one of eight legislatures with divided […]

By |February 5th, 2016|2016 Elections News and Updates|

Johnathan Lozier Joins Stateside Associates as Manager, State Issues

ARLINGTON, VA- Stateside Associates, Inc. announced today that Johnathan Lozier has joined the firm as Manager, State Issues. Mr. Lozier joins Stateside’s growing Issue Management practice and will provide clients with advocacy consulting, strategic planning and Groups engagement support.

In his role, Mr. Lozier will also work with Stateside’s clients engaging the National Conference of State Legislatures, […]

By |February 2nd, 2016|News|

November 2, 2015 Election News and Updates

Seattle Municipal ElectionsHere is a rundown of last week’s and today’s top state and local government election news and updates. The outlook for the Kentucky and Louisiana gubernatorial races has shifted, while the Democratic candidates remain in the lead for polls released regarding the Kentucky and Mississippi attorney […]

By |November 2nd, 2015|2015 Elections News and Updates|

October 26, 2015 Elections News and Updates

October 26 - 2015 Elections News and Updates

Here is a rundown of this past weekend’s and today’s top state and local government election news and updates. Louisiana held its primary election this past weekend, and both the gubernatorial and attorney general races advance to the runoff election.

Louisiana […]

By |October 26th, 2015|2015 Elections News and Updates|

October 23, 2015 Elections News and Updates

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Here is a rundown of the day’s top state and local government election news and updates from across the country. As a reminder, Louisiana will hold its primary election tomorrow, October 24. If no candidate receives more than 50% of the vote in a given race, the top-two candidates […]

By |October 23rd, 2015|2015 Elections News and Updates|

Meetings in Paradise: Why Your Boss Should Send You to Hawaii

By Steve Arthur, Vice President

Meetings in Paradise: Why Your Boss Should Send You to Hawaii

As we approach Labor Day and the last of the summer Groups meetings are wrapping up (just in time to start the fall schedule), I was thinking about several colleagues who said they are unable to attend […]

By |September 1st, 2015|Advice, Blogs, Groups|

State Adoption of Federal Health Care Standards: The Cause of… and Solution to… All of Our Problems

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

States Adopt Federal Health Care StandardsWhile paraphrasing Homer Simpson’s comments on alcohol may not be the most complimentary way to address implementation of federal health care standards at the state level, it may be the clearest way to relate the conflicting pressures […]

By |July 17th, 2015|Blogs, Health Care|

Budget Uncertainty Roils States

By Josh Fisher, Esq., Manager of State Issues

Budget Uncertainty Roils States

Disagreements over closing deficits, budgetary expenditures and expanding Medicaid are forcing several legislatures to extend their sessions and a number of other states facing significant shortfalls are struggling to figure out how to fill the gaps before their fiscal years end. […]

By |June 10th, 2015|Blogs, Legislative Issues|

Your Summer Groups Checklist Revisited

By Michael J. Behm, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Principal

Your Summer Groups Checklist RevisitedIn a past blog, I wrote about several threshold questions that a government affairs manager should consider prior to making state and local Groups participation commitments – a checklist to better evaluate the […]

By |May 28th, 2015|Advice, Blogs, Groups|

Local Elections Decide National Issues

By Nick Blazer, Manager, Social Media Services

Local Government Elections Decide National IssuesWhile the national media remains enthralled with the distant 2016 presidential and Senate races some of the largest cities across the nation will select their policymakers this year. The deficit of attention regarding these local-level elections is surprising considering the […]

By |May 15th, 2015|2015 Elections News and Updates, Blogs, Local Government|
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