News & Opinion

NFIB members in Kevin McCarthy's office
07 Jul
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Main Street Takes the Hill: Small Business Week in D.C. with NFIB

John Kabateck, President of Kabateck Strategies, recently spent the week with our client, the NFIB, the nation’s leading small business advocacy organization, and more than 700 “mom and pop” members exchanging views and concerns with policymakers. Highlights included remarks by ...

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Nate Haderlie in Front of California Capitol building
22 May
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Kabateck Strategies Expands!

Kabateck Strategies, California’s premier public affairs firm specializing in coalition, association and media strategies, announced the addition of communications expert Nate Haderlie as the latest addition to its Sacramento team. Haderlie comes to Kabateck Strategies with more than six years of ...

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gubernatorial debate 2018
11 May
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Governor Candidate Priorities: Mom & Pops, or Mud & Daggers?

Did you tune in to the gubernatorial debate this week in hopes that you might have a few California questions answered? Well, for the first half hour it seemed to be a night of hope for a discussion of such pressing ...

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27 Jan
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Improving the Health Care Law for Small Business, Employees and the Economy

As President Donald Trump and the new Congress sharpen their scalpel to cut and remodel the Affordable Care Act, what does that mean for small businesses in California? Covered California, the state program that administers the health care act, is ...

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09 Jan
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Kabateck Strategies Announces Expansion of California Presence and Team

Kabateck Strategies, the premier strategic consulting firm specializing in coalition development, grassroots strategies and public affairs, today announced the expansion of its professional team and groundbreaking of its central office in downtown Sacramento, adjacent to the State Capitol. “As California’s ...

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02 Dec
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Small Business Saturday a Success

With the holiday shopping season focused on big name companies on Black Friday and the growth of online buying, small business, rightfully called the ‘engine of the job-making economy,’ is sometimes ignored. That’s why it is satisfying to see the ...

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15 Nov
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With Election Behind Us, Californians Look to “Mod Squad” as Bastion of Hope

Voters in this state continually tell pollsters that their number one concern is jobs and the economy. Following the election, I have to wonder if the new legislature will take that concern to heart when they fashion legislation. Given the ...

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09 Nov
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B. Wayne Hughes, Jr. Issues Response to Historic 2016 Election

B. Wayne Hughes, Jr., California philanthropist and businessman, issued the following statement in response to the results of the 2016 Presidential/General Election: “Last night, the American people made it overwhelmingly clear they demand marked change – a new direction of ...

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02 Aug
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First Anniversary for Kabateck Strategies

John Kabateck, President of Kabateck Strategies, is proud to announce the one-year anniversary of his firm, Kabateck Strategies. No other firm has the experience and capability to open the right doors for clients of all sizes and mobilize the best ...

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21 Jun
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Cutting the Cord: Reaching Voters Through Online Video Advertising

Those who lived through – and survived – the 1980’s may recall that one-hit wonder by the Buggles, “Video Killed the Radio Star”, which highlights the huge transformation and impact videos – notably MTV music videos – were having on ...

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