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Stateside® Weekly Roundup

Dusty Brighton advised a client on strategic engagement with a state legislature regarding a public policy issue. Steve Arthur advised a client on how best to reach out to the new Governors-elect. Mark Anderson strategized with a client about a proactive 2015 legislative campaign in several states. Josh Fisher prepared a comment letter addressing a proposed rulemaking on behalf of a client. Heather Williams facilitated a call between a technology client and Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla’s (PDP) Washington D.C. Director. Michael Behm participated in a technology company client’s strategic planning meeting for 2015. Robert Holden provided an association client’s members a 2015 legislative session preview.

For the Week of December 22, 2014 

The following 2 state legislatures are meeting actively this week: MASSACHUSETTS and MICHIGAN.

For the most current information on Governors, Partisan Splits and the 2014 legislative sessions, go to:


The Stateside Associates website has updated information about the Post Election Governors & Legislative Partisan Splits and winners of the Attorneys General races.  

There are no Groups events to report.


The Department of Environmental Protection will meet December 22 to discuss issues regarding the expansion of the use of reclaimed water, stormwater and excess surface water. Becky Lukaesko at


There will be a special election December 30 for Senate District 12. Steve Adams (D) will face State Representative Mark Costello (R) for the seat originally held by U.S. Senator-elect Joni Ernst (R). Shelby King at


The Alcoholic Beverages Article Review Committee will meet December 22 to hear a second review of legislative drafts relating to manufacturers’ licenses, prohibited acts and penalties. Ali Legros at


The Legislative Commission on Data Practices will meet December 22 to discuss the data practices of other statesand consider recommendations for the Commission’s final report. Stephen Hellier at