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Jason J. Puhlasky

Principal

Jason Puhlasky is a principal with Parker Poe Consulting and has more than 22 years of experience in lobbying, grassroots networking, and media relations paid and earned. He has worked on more than 100 political campaigns ranging from statehouse races to the President of the United States.

Prior to joining Parker Poe Consulting, Mr. Puhlasky worked as a consultant and vice president of state government relations, and he represented clients before the South Carolina Legislature specializing in budget requests, city government, education, environmental, health care, economic development, and manufacturing.

Mr. Puhlasky recently worked with the Municipal Association on defeating legislation intended to severely curtail city governments' ability to raise revenue through the business license tax. Mr. Puhlasky helped form a strategic plan, which when fully executed helped defeat this legislation for two consecutive years. He has also worked extensively in reforming the tax code to allow first responders working for city and county governments to be able to purchase affordable housing.

Additionally, Mr. Puhlasky has served as the political director for the South Carolina Republican Party and the director of the South Carolina Senate Republican Caucus.

Featured Experience

  • Budget
  • City government
  • Economic development
  • Manufacturing
  • K-12 public education
  • Virtual and brick-and-mortar charter schools
  • Environmental land use issues
  • Energy
  • Public utilities
  • Technical colleges
  • Higher education
  • Hospital regulations and Medicaid funding
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Beverage options
  • Grassroots organization
  • Media relations and image consulting
  • Scope of practice for medical professionals
  • Broadband technology
  • Water and sewer
  • Banking
  • Nonprofits
  • Beer, wine, and liquor