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Paolino Public Affairs Consulting, Inc. is a lobbying services practice focused on using our vast knowledge, experience and a wide array of contacts to tailor efforts to the specific needs and goals of the client.  We build teams based on relationships and experiences drawn from decades of active engagement in the public policy arena.  Our approach is oriented to providing the best contacts and experience to meet the client’s unique challenge..

WE HAVE A VAST NETWORK OF ATTORNEYS, LOBBYISTS,SPECIALISTS, AND FORMER EXECUTIVE BRANCH AND ELECTED OFFICIALS.

Our selected colleagues work together offering the collective expertise that provides the greatest leverage available to our governmental affairs clients and their given situations. We maintain strategic affiliations with a wide array of individuals and companies and political organizations with unique specializations that are at our disposal in order to maximize results for our clients.

OUR APPROACH ENSURES THAT THE PROPER RESOURCES ARE DETERMINED, COMMITTED, EFFICIENT, AND COST-EFFECTIVE.

Members of our network have successfully lobbied on behalf of trade associations, corporations, and specific business interests on a variety of matters relating to legislative, administrative and regulatory matters. We are experienced in all aspects of administrative and legislative processes ranging from budgetary appropriations and taxing structures, to substantive regulatory matters.

OUR LEADERSHIP

ARMANDO P. PAOLINO, III

Lobbyist

Armando P. Paolino, III has extensive experience at the Connecticut state capitol and brings a wealth of knowledge and bipartisan contacts to his select clients.  Mr. Paolino has been active in state and local political campaigns and has lobbied on behalf of private companies, organizations and non-profit clients for three decades.

Mr. Paolino has served in many capacities as a lobbyist and political advisor.  He has developed a special expertise in representing business interests.  He has a great deal of experience and knowledge in presenting the business perspective in government and has successfully represented and advised businesses and organizations both large and small on political resource management.

He has worked in a wide array of issue areas in Connecticut’s legislative and administrative arena, such as: manufacturing, taxation, business and job incentives, asbestos, Alzheimer’s disease, aquaculture, bonding, brownfields, insurance, water resources, electric power, pesticide regulation, chemical industry, banking, electronics recycling, occupational & professional licensing, labor costs, health care, hospitals, telecommunications, nursing homes, golf, farmland preservation, housing, arboriculture, tobacco, sewage treatment, pharmaceuticals, liquor control, higher education, contract procurement, job-training, motor vehicles, technology, lodging and tourism, medical marijuana, and business relocations to Connecticut, to name a few.

Mr. Paolino speaks regularly before groups and organizations on legislative issues and politics. He is a regular participant on behalf of clients in many issue coalitions.  He has been quoted in local and national newspapers and radio including the Wall Street Journal and National Public Radio.

Mr. Paolino has served on the White House Conference on Small Business Advisory Board. He has been an advisor to the Connecticut Delegation to the 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2004 Congressional Small Business Summits.  He serves on the Economic Development Commission in his home town Middlebury, CT and serves on several organizations and boards and is a Connecticut Corporator of the Big E.

Mr. Paolino received his BA from Trinity College.

“Armando’s connections at the Capitol helped our organization achieve legislative victories for our constituents in the state who are suffering with Alzheimer’s disease.”

CHRISTIANNE KOVEL • SENIOR POLICY ANALYST, AGING AT CONNECTICUT COMMISSION ON WOMEN, CHILDREN AND SENIORS

WE FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHTS

LEAN AND FOCUSED

Our lean and focused approach as an adviser and advocate empowers your businesses and industry to educate decision makers and change policy.

TEAM CONCEPT

When desired a team concept is employed when approaching a particular project or issue.  We have a vast array of specialists available given the issue, needs and resources available.