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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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May 27, 2014

Laura Ricketts Named Board Chair of LPAC

Congratulations to our friends at the Lesbian Political Action Committee (LPAC) on the news that Laura Ricketts, co-owner of the Chicago Cubs, will serve as board chair. Ricketts is the first openly gay woman owner of a major league. Lesbian PAC to endorse 15 Democrats  

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July 8, 2013

Chris Cordingley to join Civitas Public Affairs Group

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Civitas Public Affairs Group today announced that Chris Cordingley is joining the firm as Project & Scheduling Coordinator. Cordingley helped reelect U.S. Senator Jon Tester and previously worked for U.S. Sen. Max Baucus. He will join the Washington, D.C. office of Civitas, a national public affairs firm that specializes in addressing some of […]

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November 13, 2012

Joanne Schwartz to join Civitas Public Affairs Group as Principal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Civitas Public Affairs Group today announced that Joanne Schwartz is joining the firm as a principal. Schwartz currently serves as the Executive Director of ProgressNow Colorado. She will join the Washington, D.C., office of Civitas, a national public affairs firm that specializes in winning public policy change at all levels of government […]

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April 5, 2012

Katherine Grainger to join Civitas Public Affairs Group as Principal

Firm to launch New York City office NEW YORK – Civitas Public Affairs Group today announced that Assistant Counsel to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Katherine Grainger, is joining the firm as a principal and director of the firm’s new office in New York. Grainger will launch the New York City office of Civitas, a […]

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