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Washington, DC and Warren, NJ – April 30, 2014 – Cavarocchi-Ruscio-Dennis Associates (CRD Associates) and The Perkins Partnership today announced that they have entered into a strategic alliance that will leverage the expertise of both firms and enhance their coordinated client offerings.  

CRD Associates, LLC is a public policy firm with more than three decades of experience in creating, implementing and managing comprehensive advocacy programs for its clients that include the development and execution of policy and appropriations lobbying strategies, addressing regulatory issues, strategic planning, brand positioning, association management, coalition creation and management, grant monitoring and grant writing.

The Perkins Partnership, LLC is a strategic communications and issues advocacy firm with more than a decade of success in such complementary areas as public relations, message development, speaker training, crisis communications, grassroots campaigns and their unique Our Story™ nonprofit board retreats.

"The Perkins Partnership’s strategic communications and advocacy experience enhances CRD’s ability to offer current and future clients a broader range of strategic communications services and enhances our network of support for government relations services," said Lyle Dennis, Partner, CRD Associates.  

“CRD’s expertise and integrity, as well as their 34-year record of achievements in the public policy arena, make them an excellent ally,” said Rebecca Perkins, President and CEO of The Perkins Partnership.  “Our firms have previously maintained an informal working relationship, and we are delighted to move forward with an alliance that supports both our firms’ commitment to providing quality service for current and future clients.”

More information about CRD Associates is available at  CRD Associates is located in Washington, D.C. and The Perkins Partnership maintains an office in New Jersey and Washington, D.C.  

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Rebecca Perkins appeared on “New Jersey Now” and was a panelist at the Edison Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum IV to discuss healthcare reform.

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