Lead-Poisoned Children - Public Policy/Public Relations Had Ruled Out That Possibility

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"City officials (in New York City] revealed Thursday there were 1,375 positive lead poisoning tests in children since 2012 in NYCHA (public housing) - the first complete figures in the widening scandal."  Lead paint, banned for residential use in the late 1970s, still exists in older housing stock. Since the ban, federal, state, and local public policy initiatives were supposed to protect children in those complexes from that medical hazard.

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Mobile-Home Living - Roof Over Our Heads for Average of $564 Monthly

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's even though it could help solve the problem of finding affordable housing. Monthly, the average housing cost for those bunking in mobile is $564 (Source: Apartment List). What the mobile-home industry needs is brilliant public relations. It should approach a prestigious design school such as Rhode Island and sponsor a contest for a cool new look for a trailer. In the Southwest, friends recommend mobile-living to other friends - without apology.

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"People V. ARCO" - Implications For Sherwin-Williams' Investors, Branding

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The threat of lead-paint public nuisance litigation to investors of Sherwin-Williams seemed to have abated (pun intended). Sherwin-Williams was among the three defendants in the Rhode Island lead paint public nuisance lawsuit which had been let off the hook by the state's supreme court - Download Statev.LeadIndustriesAssoc.,Inc. But, from the get-go, another state-level lead paint public nuisance lawsuit - "People v.

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Shifting Memes - What Could Become the "Next Tobacco"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When I was blogging the iconic Rhode Island lead paint public nuisance class action trial, the formal public relations focused on advocacy.   The defendants promoted public policies such that the landlords were responsible for making the residue of lead paint safe. Supreme Court refused to review the conviction of the defendants, including Sherwin-Williams, in the west coast version of a lead paint public nuisance class action lawsuit.

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Sherwin Williams, PPG - The Story of Lead Paint Isn't Dead

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, those savvy about public relations wonder if the U.S. The only conviction which has stuck, so far, has been in class action public nuisance lawsuit "People of California v. Federal and state public policy initiatives were enacted to deal with lead poisoning among children. Many of those buildings house low-income families. High-profile litigation took place in Rhode Island.

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Intersection of Court of Public Opinion, Court of Law - Sherwin-Williams and Lead Paint

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The "it" is the filing of lead paint public nuisance lawsuits by other municipalities when it looked like the U.S. This is happening at a time when the housing market is down in the U.S. As is well known, the court of public opinion intersects with the court of law. Litigation communications has grown to be a powerful and lucrative niche in public affairs. I had blogged the Rhode Island lead paint trial (November 1, 2005 - February 22, 2006).

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PR's Alison Brod et al. - Search for slow-down switch

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  THE WALL STREET JOURNAL features public relations executive Alison Brod whose Hamptons house serves that purpose.    I hadn't found it in 12-step programs or weekend trips to the ocean in Rhode Island.  When Buddhist career coach Marc Lesser's book "Less" came out in 2009, it didn't seem to get the attention it deserved. 

CARNAGE! Will Trouble in Trumpville Spread to Law Firm Jones Day

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In fact, his approaches were analyzed in detail in public relations publications such as Odwyerpr.com. Among them are the lawyers from law firm Jones Day who were hired to serve in the White House. When I was covering the Rhode Island lead paint class action public nuisance litigation (2005-2006), I was puzzled by the behavior of Jones Day in general. Currently Sherwin-Williams is in a public relations mess for continuing to export lead paint.

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