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Three Easy Communications Tips to Use During the Trump Admin

January 20, 2017 By Connie Partoyan | connie.partoyan@directimpact.com   “Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order!”   “Toyota Motor said will build … Continue reading

Connie Partoyan Named to PR News Top Women in PR of 2016

December 19, 2016 By: Brenn Huckstep | brenn.huckstep@directimpact.com   As we reflect on an interesting 2016 and the effective, yet often challenging, work we have done for our clients, it is fitting our CEO, Connie Partoyan, has been recognized by … Continue reading

New Faces in Congress and the Districts They Represent

November 14, 2016 By Connie Partoyan | connie.partoyan@directimpact.com   It was clear from the results of the 2016 election last week that many voters wanted change. They didn’t feel like their voice was being heard and they sent a clear … Continue reading

Conventions Showcase the Real Power of Local

September 7, 2016 By Brian Noyes | brian.noyes@directimpact.com   National conventions are one of the few places where big “P” politics collide with real grassroots.   The quadrennial meetings call together a combination of local activists, K Street lobbyists, party … Continue reading

The Local Newspaper Dichotomy

August 23, 2016 By Ralph Posner | ralph.posner@directimpact.com   Why they’re still important, and struggling   On the heels of witty satire surrounding the political conventions and the opening ceremonies in Rio on his hit show Last Week Tonight (HBO), … Continue reading