Hands-On Communications Development

Managing complex issues and projects for clients in a variety of public affairs venues.

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Lobbying for clients

With decades of experience lobbying in the executive branch, regulatory agencies and state legislatures, Taylor Public Affairs has led successful efforts to both enact critical laws in support of client goals, as well as protecting clients from harmful policies.

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Coalition Development

We bring years of experience in building coalitions at the local and state level focused on gaining support from influential stakeholders and third-party allies to build widespread support for client projects and issues. This includes working on the ground in local communities, as well as carrying client messages digitally to expanded audiences.

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Strategic Communications

Working with clients, we help devise broad communications plans targeting key audiences and that position clients for achieving their goals. We have experience managing polling and issue surveys, public relations, economic studies, media relations and various other public affairs services aimed at developing a successful communications program.

Taylor Public Affairs offers experience in a wide range of government affairs and issue advocacy services, including direct lobbying, coalition development and communications development.

We specialize in managing complex issues and projects for clients seeking opportunities or facing obstacles in a variety of public affairs venues, including federal and state government.

Our clients have included most major U.S. industries, such as energy development, regulated companies, health care, construction, automotive, gaming, financial services, education, non-profit organizations, and national advocacy organizations. Our work assignments have ranged from leading multidisciplinary teams of public affairs professionals on major issues to quietly monitoring issues of potential concern to clients.

Depending on client needs, we work hands-on with clients to create effective lobbying and communications plans, establish successful grassroots and community outreach programs, and connect clients to key decision makers focused on growing support for your goals and business objectives.

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Meet Erik Taylor

Erik Taylor specializes in public affairs, advising clients on government relations and legislative issue management, communications strategy, community relations, coalition development, and grassroots mobilization. Over the past twenty-five years, Erik has managed substantial legislative initiatives and issue advocacy campaigns in the energy, health care, insurance, housing/construction, and education industries, and served as a lobbyist on issues impacting a variety of other organizations.

Before establishing Taylor Public Affairs , Erik was President of Elevare Communications, assisting clients with legislative campaigns, grassroots development, and political campaign management. He also served as Director of Public Affairs for Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell where he has represented a variety of industries with issues before the state legislature and regulatory agencies. Erik has also served as an in-house lobbyist for a major health insurance company, as a communications specialist with a public relations firm in Washington, DC, and as a journalist for two New Hampshire newspapers.