Entries by Suzanne Hammelman

Issue Advocacy on Steroids

The early presidential campaign season provides huge opportunities to insert issues into the national debate. April 29, 2019 A few years ago, a client asked us to raise awareness and generate support for their critical issue among decision makers and so-called “influentials,” with the aim of influencing policies at the federal level and multiple states. […]

Hey Amazon: It’s 2019 not 1920

Citizens, not powerbrokers, are the key to the deal and corporations should beware of growing populism against “corporate greed.” I can’t think of a better example to demonstrate the basic rules of engagement: Do the research. Know the territory. Keep your finger on the pulse. Make friends before you need them.  And never, ever take […]