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Japanese PM Should Stand Up to Trump

Wed, Feb. 8, 2017

By John O'Dwyer

Jim HarffVeteran journalist and int’l PR exec Jim Harff says Japanese PM Shinzō Abe should not give in to Trump’s “bullying” at this Friday’s Japan-U.S. summit.

How Influence Will Shape Healthcare Policy in D.C.

Tue, Feb. 7, 2017

By Nick Horowitz

Nick HorowitzCongressional leaders and the Trump Administration have made it clear that they hope to move quickly on efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.  The next months will see significant changes across the board to health policy. (1 reader comment)

How Trump is Transforming the Public Affairs Industry

Thu, Feb. 2, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

TrumpDonald Trump’s regulatory agenda and longstanding promises to free Washington of special interests may present both opportunities and a few foreseeable challenges to lobbyists and the public affairs industry. (3 reader comments)

White House Advisor Brosius Joins ScoutComms

Wed, Feb. 1, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Rory BrosiusRory Brosius, former deputy director of the White House’s Joining Forces Initiative and policy advisor to First Lady Michelle Obama, will serve as VP, managing veteran and military family-serving clients.

Million Women March Makes Its Point

Mon, Jan. 23, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Million Women MarchThe Million Women March Jan. 21 (actually several million across the nation) made its point and signals increased use of public demonstrations to get attention. (2 reader comments)

Mercury Plants Flag in Buffalo

Thu, Jan. 19, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Andrea BozekAndrea Bozek, communications director for the Republican Senatorial Committee through the 2016 cycle, has moved to Mercury as a senior VP to lead its push into Buffalo, N.Y.

Lt Gov Joins Brunswick

Wed, Jan. 4, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Tim Griffin Arkansas lieutenant governor Tim Griffin has joined corporate advisory giant Brunswick Group as a senior counselor.

Putin’s PR Move

Fri, Dec. 30, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Vladimir PutinRussian President Vladimir Putin won’t expel any US diplomats in response to President Obama’s order that 35 Russian diplomats and their families must leave the US by New Year’s Eve. (3 reader comments)

Former White House Correspondent Richard Keil to H+K

Fri, Dec. 16, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Richard KeilHill+Knowlton deepens its bench of political and public affairs counselors with the addition of Richard Keil, 20-year White House correspondent for The Associated Press and Bloomberg News.

Westhampton Library Board Blocks New Blood

Fri, Dec. 16, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Free the Westhampton LibraryThe self-appointed Westhampton, N.Y., library board on Dec. 14 rejected attempts by citizens to join the board, prompting a strong protest that was posted on the website of the citizens.

Koch Network Launches PR Firm

Thu, Dec. 8, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Freedom PartnersThe advocacy network backed by billionaire industrialist brothers Charles and David Koch has added a PR firm to its roster.

NY Post Sees Traffic Problem But Has No Solutions

Fri, Dec. 2, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

New York Post - Apple JamToday’s New York Post screams “Apple Jam” on page one and says New Yorkers are “driven nuts” by traffic but does not offer solutions such as a $500 fee and $1 per gallon gas tax for private cars.

H+K Hires GOP Strategist Reed

Wed, Nov. 30, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Scott ReedHill+Knowlton Strategies has named veteran GOP political strategist Scott Reed a senior advisor.

Clean-Energy is ‘Inevitable’ Says EPA Admin

Wed, Nov. 23, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Gina McCarthyIn a speech Nov. 21 at the National Press Club in Wash., D.C., outgoing EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said, “the train to a global, clean-energy future has already left the station.”