Innovation Award Winners Launch Creative Programs

20 Feb, 2020

Announced at The Advocacy Conference, these winners are the best of the best. Learn more about their inspiring campaigns.

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New Poll: 44% of Americans Find Political Ads Acceptable

05 Feb, 2020

A new Public Affairs Council/Morning Consult poll finds that Americans are divided on the propriety of political advertising.

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Citizens United Turns 10 – Here Are 10 Things to Know About the Decision and Corporate Political Involvement

21 Jan, 2020

Here are 10 things to remember about the Citizens United decision on its tenth anniversary.

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In the News

07 Jan, 2020

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Redirect: Virtual Events

03 Jan, 2020

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Tapping into the power of digital advocacy

03 Dec, 2019

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Council Weighs In On Twitter Ad Policy

25 Nov, 2019

The Council's Nick DeSarno discusses banning political ads with The New York Times.

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Public Affairs Council Elects Pete Slone as 2019-2020 Chair and Honors Sarah Yi as Volunteer of the Year

29 Oct, 2019

Pete Slone of McKesson takes the helm as the Council's 2019-2020 Chair. Sarah Yi of CTIA - The Wireless Association is honored as 2019 Volunteer of the Year.

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Webinar Recording – European Membership Orientation

27 Oct, 2019

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Foundation for Public Affairs

19 Oct, 2019

Learn more about the mission of the Foundation for Public Affairs.

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Redirect: Foundation

16 Oct, 2019

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Contact – Tori Ellington

11 Oct, 2019

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State Government Relations Network

10 Oct, 2019

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Redirect – Engagement

09 Oct, 2019

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Cowardice and Corruption by Politicians Define the “Swamp,” Says New Poll

03 Oct, 2019

Democrats and Republicans agree on at least one thing: They’re equally troubled that many politicians are more concerned with getting re-elected than with making wise decisions.

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Public Affairs Pulse Survey 2019

02 Oct, 2019

We explored public attitudes and expectations for major companies and elected officials.

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10 Things to Remember When Working With EU Commission Staff

26 Sep, 2019

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Learn, Share and Connect

06 Sep, 2019

Council Connect is an online, members-only community that allows you to share ideas and learn from your peers like never before!

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2019 PAC Benchmarking Reports Find Super PACs Are Not So Super

22 Aug, 2019

New reports find corporate and association PACs succeed through lean operations, leadership involvement and peer programs.

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Public Affairs Council Promotes Horsley, Brackemyre, DeSarno

19 Aug, 2019

The Public Affairs Council has promoted three senior-level staff members.

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2019 Corporate and Association PAC Benchmarking Reports

15 Aug, 2019

The most comprehensive and widely-used reports available on PAC trends.

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Effective Global Advocacy

25 Jul, 2019

Global advocacy can be nuanced. Here are a few things to keep in mind when advocating abroad.

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Political Insights from Nathan Gonzales

22 Jul, 2019

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Shedding Light on Corporate Political Involvement

21 Jul, 2019

The Council is a leading voice in the discussion on corporate PACs.

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Redirect: PALS

16 Jul, 2019

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Preview of European Events – Autumn 2019

15 Jul, 2019

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Public Affairs in a Changing EU

05 Jul, 2019

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Redirect – PAC Education

24 Jun, 2019

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23 May, 2019

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Communicating in an Age of Mistrust: Insights from True Lies and False Truths

23 May, 2019

The 2019 Brussels Public Affairs Forum tackled how perceptions are formed, trust is built and risks are understood.

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Contact – Carolyn Darville

23 May, 2019

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Study Tour Redirect

21 May, 2019

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Five Facts: Congressional Testimony Dos and Don’ts

17 May, 2019

Understanding the rules and customs of hearings is essential if organizations want to better position themselves to advance their policy goals and minimize legal or reputational fallout.

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Congressional Staff Love To Tweet — But They’re Wary Of Social Media and Fake News, Says New Poll

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06 May, 2019

A new Public Affairs Council/Morning Consult poll reveals that congressional and federal agency staff are drowning in news, data and persuasive arguments.

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Surround Sound

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06 May, 2019

New Council/Morning Consult poll of congressional staffers examines love/hate relationship with social media and best ways to influence Congress.

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The Truth About PACs: What Everyone Should Know

29 Apr, 2019

At their core, PACs exist for the purpose of raising and spending money to elect candidates to elected office. But the reality of roles served by most connected PACs is much more complex.

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Redirect – Orientation

15 Apr, 2019

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Council Library Resources for PACs

01 Apr, 2019

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Council Honored as All Media Award Winner

22 Mar, 2019

The Council's newsletter Impact was recognized as a gold award winner by Association TRENDS.

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Elements of PAC Communications: Solicitations

20 Mar, 2019

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Public Affairs Council Teams Up with Nathan Gonzales for Elections Insights

13 Mar, 2019

New partnership adds expert political analysis to the Council’s portfolio and additional member benefits.

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Prep for a Positive Press Interview

12 Mar, 2019

An effective prep session will help you polish up on the topics that you want to shine, and ensure that you don’t get tarnished by any last minute surprises.

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Incentivizing PAC Involvement

10 Mar, 2019

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Council Honors Largest Class of Certificate Program Graduates

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05 Mar, 2019

The largest class to date receives certificates in PAC and Grassroots Management.

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PAC Award Winners Reimagine Peer-to-Peer and Special Event Campaigns

05 Mar, 2019

International Paper and the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons took home the honors during the National PAC Conference is Miami.

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Top Ten Ways to Get Involved with the Council’s PAC Community

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28 Feb, 2019

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New Report on EU Public Affairs Details Strategies for Conducting Business in Brussels

28 Feb, 2019

The Foundation for Public Affairs has released a new report detailing changing EU power dynamics, trends to watch and strategies to adapt.

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Spring Meeting Redirect

12 Feb, 2019

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Public Affairs Council Builds on Expertise with Key Hires

07 Feb, 2019

The Public Affairs Council has hired key staff to leverage increased demand for expertise and programming and to support growth in membership and brand awareness.

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Some PACs are More Super than Others

06 Feb, 2019

There is a cartoon by the late Charles Barsotti that a former colleague gave me several years ago that I still keep at my desk. It reads, “Some PACs, senator, are more super than others.”

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