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Advancing the Policy Interest of Public Entities

Courage. Passion. Leadership.

Advancing the Policy Interest of Public Entities

Courage. Passion. Leadership.

Advancing the Policy Interest of Public Entities

Courage. Passion. Leadership.

Advancing the Policy Interest of Public Entities

Courage. Passion. Leadership.

About Renne Public Policy Group

We advocate for our clients with passion, poise and courage.

Renne Public Policy Group (RPPG) is a full-service  lobbying and consulting practice that strives to advance the interests of public agencies and the companies that align with public entities. We do so effectively and efficiently, without compromising on integrity. As a division of Renne Public Law Group (RPLG), we provide our clients with a keen understanding of California’s evolving legislative and political landscape, which is critical when making policy, legal and operational decisions. RPPG draws from the wisdom of respected former public officials, the knowledge of municipal policy experts and the tenacity of experienced legislative advocates to provide full wraparound services for our clients.

A holistic approach to legislative advocacy, public affairs, grant writing and operational counsel.

Leadership

For over a decade, Dane Hutchings has been advocating for the best interests of both public and private entities. He is a seasoned legislative advocate and political strategist with a keen understanding of the California political process and landscape. Leading RPPG as its Managing Director, he brings a unique understanding of California local government operations, service delivery methods and revenue sources.

Sharon has spent her career advocating for legislative and funding priorities of municipalities throughout California—bringing over fifteen years of state legislative and local government advocacy experience to the RPPG team. Specializing in the complex legislative process, Sharon has a proven track record of leveraging her strong relationships in the Capitol, Administration, and key government agencies to advance the goals of her clients.

For over 15 years, Alyssa Silhi has been advancing statewide policies for the public good, from healthcare and K-12 education to public health, public safety, and local government. She is a proven strategist with a reputation for balancing tenacity and effectiveness with strong ethics and skillful communication to get the job done. As an experienced Councilmember and special district Board member, Alyssa brings a unique understanding of the nuance of local agency operations to advocating for issues important to local government.

Policy and Strategic Advisors

With nearly 2,000 pieces of legislation introduced by the California legislature each year, it is critical that our clients have a complete understanding of the potential impacts that these measures may have on their agencies or businesses. RPPG’s group of Policy and Strategic Advisors support our clients’ overall advocacy strategies by providing unique and experienced perspectives on the real-world impacts of pending legislative, regulatory and administrative proposals. Our Policy and Strategic Advisors are a dedicated team of municipal policy experts, retired high-ranking city staff and former local elected officials who can provide a holistic perspective to best position our clients for success.

News

  • LOCC CA Spring Conference Session Article

Founding Partner Jon Holtzman and Of Counsel Rubin E. Cruse to Present at City Attorneys Spring Conference Alongside Downey Brand Partner Kathryn Oehlschlager

April 25th, 2024|Comments Off on Founding Partner Jon Holtzman and Of Counsel Rubin E. Cruse to Present at City Attorneys Spring Conference Alongside Downey Brand Partner Kathryn Oehlschlager

Renne Public Law Group (RPLG)’s Rubin E. Cruse Jr., Ann Danforth, Jake Freitas, Art Hartinger and Jon Holtzman will represent the firm at the League of California Cities (LOCC) City Attorneys Spring Conference, May 8 to 11 in Rancho Mirage.

RPLG Of Counsel Jim Ross to Attend County Counsels’ 2024 Civil Law and Litigation Conference

April 11th, 2024|Comments Off on RPLG Of Counsel Jim Ross to Attend County Counsels’ 2024 Civil Law and Litigation Conference

Renne Public Law Group (RPLG) Of Counsel Jim Ross is attending the 2024 County Counsels’ Association of California’s Civil Law and Litigation Conference, April 11 – 12 in Monterey. At the conference, public attorneys who provide legal advice and representation to California's 58 counties and other units of local government will discuss recent developments in civil law and litigation and share best practices and strategies to improve service to their communities.

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