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John Hawkins

Vice President, City Relations

John has been involved in the public policy arena in Southeastern Pennsylvania for over twenty years. He is the firm’s lead lobbyist on all issues in Philadelphia’s City Hall and has successfully represented large corporations, developers, regional associations, universities, and non-profits in City government and before City Council since 2005. Prior to joining the firm, he analyzed state and municipal legislation for six years as a legislative assistant to the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Appropriations Committee. John served as a liaison to Philadelphia's City Council and worked closely with then-Councilman Jim Kenney on such issues as stadium construction, tax reduction, cable competition, gambling regulation, and historic preservation. Prior to serving as a legislative assistant, he served as the Research Director for the Committee of Seventy, Philadelphia's “government watchdog” organization. John holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in government administration from the University of Pennsylvania, where he has also served as an instructor on urban politics and municipal government at Penn's Fels Institute of Government.

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