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    LPA Continues to Expand Talent

    August 19, 2021

    Dear Friends and Colleagues of LPA, As Lucas Public Affairs continues to expand our talent and expertise, I am excited to announce the addition of Hayley Carbullido as an Account Executive. Hayley joins us from Oak Tree Strategies and Skelton Strategies, where she provided communications and policy support for clients on issues like energy, higher education and aging […]

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    LPA COVID-19 Public Affairs Update

    August 19, 2021

    The spread of COVID-19 is rapidly changing our way of life in California, including how we navigate the intersection of policy, politics and communications while safeguarding the health and safety of our communities. We are sharing this periodic public affairs update to help provide context and contribute to the accurate, timely distribution of information pertaining […]

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    Celebrating Leadership at LPA

    July 15, 2021

    At LPA, we value teamwork, strategic vision and a passion for improving our state. It is our privilege to recognize the promotion of two team members that exemplify these qualities: Patrick Dorsey and Natalie Haskell, who have both been promoted to Account Supervisor. Patrick joined us from Ogilvy in 2019 and has since engrained himself as an integral team […]

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    Gov. Newsom’s May Revise Highlights

    May 14, 2021

    Buoyed by a $75 billion surplus from tax revenue and $27 billion in stimulus funds from the federal government, today Gov. Gavin Newsom released his May Revise for the 2021-2022 budget, totaling $267.8 billion dollars in spending. Today’s May Revise represents a $40 billion increase from the Governor’s proposed budget in January. Newsom and the […]

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    LPA Builds on Digital Services and Celebrates Staff Growth

    April 27, 2021

    LPA lays the foundation for a digital future with key new hire Never before has digital communication played such a crucial role in advocacy, with COVID-19 having accelerated a shift to a remote and digital workplace. LPA is proud to expand our digital capabilities with the addition of Mario Vasquez Zuniga as our team’s Digital Strategist. […]

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    California Budget Highlights

    January 8, 2021

    Today, Gov. Gavin Newsom released his proposed 2021-2022 budget, totaling $227 billion dollars in spending. Newsom and the Legislature will use the initial plan to work toward passing a final budget by the June 15 deadline. Before then, Newsom has asked the Legislature to immediately act and approve $5 billion in funding to support the […]

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    Post-Election Wrap Up: 7 Key Takeaways for California

    November 4, 2020

    1. It could be days (or weeks) before the presidential race is called. Californians, accustomed to waiting long after election day for results in contentious races, are uniquely prepared for a presidential election that remains too close to call in key battleground states like Pennsylvania and Georgia. In California, Prop. 15, the commercial property tax […]

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    EXPERTISE AND GROWTH HAPPENING AT LUCAS PUBLIC AFFAIRS

    October 29, 2020

    LPA bolsters energy credentials with key promotion As California’s businesses, government and nonprofits work together to meet the challenges of our energy future, LPA is proud to continue to bolster our expertise in energy and other key policy issues by promoting Jessyca Sheehan to Senior Vice President. Since joining LPA in April of 2019, Sheehan […]

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  • LPA 2020 California Ballot Initiative Tracker

    October 27, 2020

    With the November 3 General Election just one week away, LPA is providing a summary of the 12 initiatives on the California ballot. We hope this guide is a helpful tool for you and your organization, friends and family. More voter and election information can be found on the Secretary of State’s website. We look forward to […]

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    LPA Joins Team Maria & Best Buddies in Support of Inclusion and Opportunity for All

    September 30, 2020

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2020) — Lucas Public Affairs’ (LPA) Donna Lucas, Cassandra Pye, Nancy Heffernan, Jessyca Sheehan, Matt Mahon, Ally Sperbeck and Denise Reis along with family, friends and clients participated on Team Maria in this year’s “Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle” to raise awareness and support for people living with intellectual and developmental […]

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