Category Archives: Glen Fladeboe

Legislative Team Helps City Leaders Make Final Push for a ‘Do-Something’ Session

The Flaherty & Hood legislative and media relations teams led nearly 40 city leaders from the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) in a “final push” lobby day and ice cream social at the State Legislature on May 11. The more »

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Lobbying Team Generates Media Buzz on Broadband Legislation

The lobbying and media relations staff at Flaherty & Hood has been hard at work generating press coverage regarding the need for high-quality broadband throughout the state. Broadband expansion is one of the top legislative priorities for the Greater Minnesota more »

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Flaherty & Hood’s “Thank LGA” is a Media Success

Throughout the summer and fall, Glen Fladeboe and Bradley Peterson have been traveling around Greater Minnesota to lead community leader roundtable discussions on the importance of the local government aid (LGA) program. Continue reading

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“Thank LGA” Makes Media Splash in Favor of LGA

Again this summer, Flaherty & Hood is directing the “Thank LGA” public relations campaign created by Glen Fladeboe. Continue reading

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Northwest MN media tour highlights pitfalls of legislative majority’s budget

In late January, shareholder/attorney Tim Flaherty and senior media advisor Glen Fladeboe embarked on a media tour through the cities of Alexandria, Moorhead, East Grand Forks, Thief River Falls and Bemidji to respond to the legislative majority’s “Phase 1” budget bill, which cuts roughly $1 billion in state spending, $149 million of which comes from city aid programs. Continue reading

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Albert Lea’s opposition to excessive rate hike draws public support, makes news

On behalf of the City of Albert Lea, Flaherty & Hood recently reached out to area residents and businesses to ensure high attendance and vocal opposition to Alliant Energy’s proposed 22 percent electric rate increase at a Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) public hearing (to read more about the rate hike issue, click here). Continue reading

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Strategic communications and media relations help shape debate

The team at Flaherty & Hood has long recognized that a successful advocacy program requires more than just boots on the ground at the Capitol. It also requires a strong public relations and media program to help inform the public and shape the discussion. Continue reading

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ALASD outreach campaign gets boost from Flaherty & Hood

The Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District (ALASD), a regional sanitary sewer district, is working with Flaherty & Hood to create a public outreach campaign. Continue reading

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