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 of registered NJ lobbyists was 935 in 2016, down only slightly from 937 in 2015. Lobbyists represented 2,010 clients, a three percent decline from 2015. Lobbyists in 2016 reported holding 147 appointed seats on public authorities, boards and commissions, with some lobbyists sitting on multiple boards. Public Strategies Impact (PSI) ranked second in New Jersey as a top multi-client firm in 2016 lobbying expenditures, filing $6,374,331 total. PSI is proud to be recognized for a successful 2016, thanks to our great clients whom we are continually advocating on the behalf of and voicing their opinions in front of key decision makers.
For the past 30 years, PSI has been utilizing our extensive knowledge to develop comprehensive strategies for our clients. Today’s political and economic issues continue to cause substantial changes in public policy in a variety of arenas and government. Now, New Jersey’s government is starting to handle more regulatory and oversight power than ever before and is looking for new ways to fund it.
As a federally registered NJ lobbying company, PSI offers a successful track record in many business sectors, specializing in government relations, public affairs, and association management. Our areas of expertise include:
If you’re looking for assistance with government relations, public affairs, or association management services in New Jersey, please contact us today by calling (609) 393-7799 or filling out our easy-to-use contact form here. We look forward to working with you.