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Looking Back on 35 Years as a New Jersey Political Analyst

Thirty-five years ago, I received a call to appear as a Republican election night analyst on New Jersey   Public Television’s election night program, I was 30 years old. That call started a relationship that spanned over three decades, many co-hosts, eight Governors, eight Senate Presidents, nine Assembly Speakers and many election outcomes. Back then it […]


William Maer and Joseph Simonetta Promoted to Senior Partners Of Public Strategies Impact

TRENTON, N.J. (October 10, 2017) – Public Strategies Impact (PSI), one of the leading legislative advocacy organizations in New Jersey, recently announced the promotion of William Maer and Joseph Simonetta to senior partners. Throughout the years, PSI has attracted talented veterans of government from both the democratic and republican parties with decades of experience in […]


6 Tips for Improving Your Association’s Website and Management Services

A strong website is a major key to keeping visitors engaged. The difference between a refreshed and clean site and one that does not seem trustworthy can determine if a visitor becomes a client. In a competitive marketplace, it is important to take note of tips that will guide you in the right direction of […]


6 Tips to Increase Association Member Retention

When it comes to association membership, the only thing better than gaining new members is keeping your current ones. However, this task is easier said than done. With so many options available for associations in a given industry, extra work is required to make sure your members stay on board. There are multiple tips to […]


8 Ways to Increase Association Membership

Members are the driving force behind many associations. Besides the fact that members are the main source of revenue in an association, your members make up a group of professionals with the same interests and ethics that keep your association alive. If you’re seeing a decrease in the amount of new members, let an association […]


5 Benefits of Hiring an Association Management Company

Looking for a way to help your association continue to grow? An association management company, or AMC, is a group of professionals who work with your association to manage and provide services, freeing up time for you to focus on the day-to-day responsibilities. They give your association flexibility and financial advantages you couldn’t receive elsewhere. […]


Bill Maer to Serve as Moderator of the Inside Trenton Panel for the NJSBA

Today, Bill Maer will moderate the “Inside Trenton” panel for the New Jersey State Bar Association. The Annual Meeting and Convention, held at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City, will provide updates concerning the latest in legislative issues in the City of Trenton, New Jersey. Speakers on the panel include Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr.; […]


5 Steps to Developing a Crisis Management Plan

Crisis can strike a company at any moment, making it imperative to have a crisis management plan in place before disaster hits. By planning in advanced, you can help reduce impact and protect your company and its assets – including employees, customers, and of course, your business’s reputation and value. Here are five steps to […]


4 Steps to Acquiring Budget Funding for Your Association

From arts and entertainment to healthcare and regulated professions, associations play a large part in their local communities. As an association, it’s important to direct legislators to fund initiatives that truly affect people in your community. Below are a few steps to acquiring budget funding for your association initiative. Identify and research the initiative that […]


PSI Ranks Second as Top Multi-Client Firm in 2016 NJ Lobbying Expenditures

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) released its annual analysis of New Jersey lobbying reports, reporting that NJ lobbying expenditures totaled $68.3 million in 2016, a 2.5% decline from 2015. Even with the slight decline, New Jersey’s campaign finance regulator stated that this was still the third highest total ever. The average number […]