Category: Public Affairs

Posted by Sam Chambers

3 Ways Public Relations Can Positively Impact Local Politics

April 14, 2021 In Public Affairs Comments Off on 3 Ways Public Relations Can Positively Impact Local Politics

Local politics is the purest form of civic engagement that our society has. We elect people who have a say over important issues on everything from trash collection to water

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Posted by Molly Horan

4 Ways Remote Work Has Increased Opportunity for Civic Engagement

March 22, 2021 In Public Affairs Comments Off on 4 Ways Remote Work Has Increased Opportunity for Civic Engagement

Do the events of 2020 have you itching to learn how you can participate in the democratic process? Many Americans who were previously not interested in politics have decided to

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Posted by Solomon McCown Staff

What is COVID-19 Doing to the Environment?

August 14, 2020 In Public Affairs Comments Off on What is COVID-19 Doing to the Environment?

In recent decades, climate change has become a major concern for environmentalists, policymakers, and the public. As COVID-19 shut down businesses, travel and governments around the world, greenhouse gas emissions

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Posted by Samantha Trombley

Girl Squads changing HERstory

March 29, 2019 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating Girl Squads, groups of women uniting with common goals in mind, lifting each other up. Though recently introduced to common vernacular, “Girl

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Posted by Samantha Trombley

Students deserve the best from the new MA Civics Education Bill

January 30, 2019 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

2018 gave rise to several important social justice movements and, along with them, a cohort of determined young activists eager to make change. Young people have already had a significant

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Posted by Dan Cence

Dan Cence Featured on MassINC’s Horse Race Podcast

November 15, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

Dan Cence, Senior Vice President at Solomon McCown stopped by the Horse Race Podcast by MassINC yesterday to discuss the strategies and tactics behind the successful No on Question 1

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Posted by Samantha Trombley

Breaking Down the Massachusetts ‘Grand Bargain’ Bill

July 27, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

Last month, Governor Charlie Baker signed “An Act Relative to Minimum Wage, Paid Family Medical Leave and the Sales Tax Holiday” into law, proposing major changes to Massachusetts’ employment laws

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Posted by Solomon McCown Staff

Building Boston: Understanding the BPDA Process

April 30, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

From luxury waterfront apartments to affordable housing, Boston’s real estate landscape is constantly evolving. Throughout this evolution, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) is tasked with engaging communities to

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Posted by Maddie Clair

2018 Massachusetts Ballot Questions: What are we voting for?

April 30, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

At Solomon McCown & Company, we monitor the policies and initiatives that will affect Massachusetts residents, particularly those that will be put in front of voters. Right now, we are

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Posted by Katrina Gaddis

Understanding the Massachusetts State Budget Process

April 25, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

One of the most important items our State lawmakers take on every year is the Commonwealth’s budget. The Massachusetts Fiscal Year runs from July 1 through June 30 of the

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