Lobbying Built on Experience, Integrity, and Results
Why our Clients Choose Us
It’s one of the most important elements a client can give to its lobbying partner. Over the course of more than 35 years, Pugliese Associates has earned that trust from dozens of clients across a variety of industries. We mean it when we say, “Your success is our success.”
What our Clients Say About Us
Keystone Human Services has worked with Pugliese Associates for many years. They have been instrumental in helping us to secure necessary funding to maintain and build a variety of services in both intellectual disability and autism that positively impacts and improves the lives of so many people in Pennsylvania.
Pugliese has helped our nonprofit to achieve, among other things, state grants that would not have been possible to access without their relationships, diligence and know-how.
Pugliese Associates’ work on legislation and appropriations has enabled Harristown and its affiliate companies to improve and expand the downtown business district for the benefit of the City of Harrisburg, its community, and our PA State Commonwealth partner.
Working with Pugliese Associates enables us at IBM to bring our professional expertise to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Rocco and his team are skilled at building connections that deliver growth, exposure, cost savings, and success for their clients.
Few understand the actual degree of complexity in navigating the waters of state government the way Rocco Pugliese does. Pugliese Associates has proven to be a wise and invaluable investment for MARC USA.
In an extremely challenging budget year, Rocco’s team was successful in increasing our reimbursement from the Department of Education by an additional $1 million.
Founded in 1980, Pugliese Associates is one of the top Pennsylvania lobbying firms. We boast an exceptional understanding of government affairs based on years of experience in Harrisburg, and we use that knowledge to provide our clients a voice in matters crucial to their business. We highlight their concerns as we talk to legislators and their staffs as well as Administration personnel about the possible advantages, repercussions and consequences of legislation/regulations under consideration.
With a long history of time spent in the Capitol, our associates have developed long-term relationships with legislators who respect our insights. We maintain our integrity and that of our clients throughout our interactions, and we strive to keep our client’s best interests central in our advocacy no matter the circumstances.
Staying on top of developments in the Capitol represents a challenge to most businesses. Through our relationships, we monitor upcoming legislation to keep our clients abreast of anything that may be impactful. From a pro-active perspective, we can prompt legislation to benefit client interests or stop bills that may harm them. We also:
- • Aid our clients in acquiring state funding available from economic development projects
- • Assist clients in solving problems related to legislation
- • Maintain full transparency regarding our clients
- • Encourage discussion between the organizations we represent when we see a mutually beneficial opportunity
Pugliese Associates Makes Connections Today That Will Help You Tomorrow
Our relationships go beyond party lines. We work with both Democrats and Republicans at the Pennsylvania State Capitol, and we can navigate the constantly changing political landscape. We continue to rely on relationships that have evolved over time based on our consistent candor, credibility and straightforward approach.
Clients tend to stay with us, some through the decades. Our clients value the results we deliver and the manner in which we conduct our business. We make it our business to advance our client’s business.
We value our genuine partnerships and business together.
If you have a need for advocacy in the State Capitol and are interested to know more about Pugliese, we would be happy to meet you and your staff and talk about what’s really important to you. We want to know your goals – both the short-term ones and the more ambitious, long-range dreams. Our associates include lobbyists with different specialties who will work to achieve successful results for your specific business.
We’d love to show you what we can do for you.