Policy issues often go beyond the state Capitol to other public or government arenas. We have experience helping to develop and coordinate public policy campaigns, including overseeing media, public relations, grassroots and grasstops efforts. Our team will successfully meet your policy challenges, regardless of whether the solution is legislation.
Our team developed and managed a full-scale advocacy campaign on behalf of a tribal government, including opposition research, grassroots efforts, and public and media relations. Members of our team pitched stories to the media and served as media spokespersons. We also coordinated a paid advertising campaign through outside consultants. Despite facing considerable opposition, we prevailed on behalf of our client to defeat a proposal for a competing casino.
Waukesha, Wisconsin was the first community outside the Great Lakes basin to apply for water under the Great Lakes Compact. Our team oversaw the city’s communications and framed the complex issue for the public, governmental stakeholders and the media. The city won unanimous approval by all eight Great Lakes states, with input from two Canadian provinces, to use and return water to Lake Michigan.