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July 8, 2015

Aileen Kim joining Civitas Public Affairs Group

CHICAGO – Civitas Public Affairs Group announced today that Aileen Kim is joining the firm as an associate in the Chicago office. An experienced operative in Illinois politics, Aileen has worked extensively with the Illinois legislature and was a producer for ABC News in Chicago where she covered politics, national economic issues, and breaking news. […]

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June 24, 2015

Gratitude – a note from Civitas co-founder Bill Smith

Throughout a lifetime, there are only a handful of true societal breakthroughs — pivotal moments that will forever change people’s lives for the better. One of these moments is now at hand as we anticipate a landmark decision from the U.S. Supreme Court that will hopefully affirm the freedom to marry for all Americans. At […]

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March 6, 2015

Civitas Public Affairs Group Signs Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court to Support Marriage Equality

Civitas Public Affairs Group is proud to join with 378 other businesses advising the Supreme Court that “employers are better served by a uniform marriage rule that gives equal dignity to employee relationships.” The brief goes on to say, “allowing same-sex couples to marry improves employee morale and productivity, reduces uncertainty, and removes the wasteful administrative […]

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March 2, 2015

Civitas Associate Patrick Phillippi’s Op-ed in the Daily Caller: Millennials Pulling the GOP to the Middle

Civitas Associate Patrick Patrick Phillippi’s op-ed on millennials engaging with Republicans was published in the The Daily Caller on Thursday, Feb. 26. Check out the full article in the link below! Millennials Pulling the GOP to the Middle “Finally, there are signs Republican Party leaders are moderating on issues that drive many millennial voters away, […]

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January 5, 2015

POLITICO Influence: Civitas Hires Credit Suisse VP

From POLITICO Influence: CIVITAS HIRES CREDIT SUISSE VP: Civitas Public Affairs Group has hired Jon Kuhl as a senior associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. Kuhl was most recently vice president of public policy at Credit Suisse, where he served as a strategist for the bank’s legislative, regulatory and reputational priorities in North America. […]

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December 17, 2014

Jon Kuhl Joins Civitas As Senior Associate

Washington, DC – Civitas Public Affairs Group announced today that Jon Kuhl is joining the firm as a senior associate. Jon was most recently vice president of public policy at Credit Suisse where he served as a strategist for the bank’s legislative, regulatory, and reputational priorities in North America and helped manage the bank’s political […]

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October 13, 2014

Charlotte Wilson joins Civitas as Office Manager in DC Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Civitas Public Affairs Group announced today that Charlotte Wilson is joining the firm as office manager in the Washington, DC office. Most recently, Charlotte was a staff assistant for Senator John Walsh (D-MT), and previously served as a press intern in the office of Senator Max Baucus  (D-MT). Charlotte graduated with a […]

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