Frame the Possibilities with Issue ManagementIssue Management & Consulting

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 ManagementICSC has been a client of Stateside for over 20 years. Not only do they add extreme value to our government relations program, but they always deliver what they promise on-time and constantly exceed our expectations.
- Rachel McGreevy
Director of State Government Relations
International Council of Shopping Centers
” – the art and science of influencing public policy.
ClientsPitney Bowes' relationship with Stateside Associates has extended the reach of our very small state government affairs staff in ways large and small. Given tight resources, Stateside works with our company to help establish our government affairs strategy, monitor issues of importance across states, research policy ideas, and assist in implementation and relationship building. This relationship is a true partnership, and one I'd recommend to other companies with limited internal resources.
Leigh Walton
Vice President, State Government Affairs
Pitney Bowes, Inc.
retain Stateside Associates for help in building, managing and sustaining effective state and local government affairs programsStateside Associates is an essential part of our success. Retained at the infancy of our state government affairs program, Connie and her team bring so much to the table. I lean on them for strategic advice, advocacy, Attorney General outreach, and legislative monitoring. Perhaps most importantly, they are pro-active in offering ideas and work without being asked. That makes my life a lot easier, and makes me look a lot smarter. We could not have a successful program without Stateside Associates.
- Bill Guidera
Vice President of State Government Affairs
News Corporation
. Stateside’s approach is to be knowledgeable about its clients and issues, as well as hands-on and creative.

Stateside recognizes the considerable challenges of simultaneously managing legislative and regulatory issues in multiple jurisdictions – whether those jurisdictions are at the state or local level of government.

Stateside Issue Managers They (Stateside Associates) are an integral part of the state relations program of Rent-A-Center. I could not recommend any person or organization more highly....
- Dwight Dumler
Senior Vice President of Public Affairs
are government affairs practitioners. Stateside manages programs and coalitions; routinely coordinates advocacy efforts and issue campaigns; serves in leadership roles in organizations of state officials and hires and guides clients’ lobbyists walking the halls of the state capitols.

Please visit Stateside’s Case Studies page to see how Stateside has made a difference for its clients.

Stateside Issue ManagementStateside's acumen and experience in addressing challenges in the states has been critical to PayPal's government relations success. They have helped us overcome difficult legislative issues, participate more effectively among the officials groups, target government markets and raise our profile as a company among key state and local officials. I cannot overemphasize the value of their attention and responsiveness to my everyday program needs... It's all about excellent customer service.
-Michelle Peacock
Executive Director, Strategy, New Ventures & Markets (Government Relations)
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For more information about Stateside Associates’ Issue Management services, please contact Constance Campanella at or call (703) 525-7466.