Taft Communications Senior Director Jon Shure Honored by New Jersey Policy Perspective

Jon Shure, Taft Senior Director

“Jon looked at the New Jersey policy landscape and noted that an important voice was missing.” – Henry Coleman, NJPP Board Member

Taft Communications announced today that Senior Director Jon Shure was recently honored by New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP) at an event celebrating the policy organization’s 20th anniversary.

Shure founded NJPP in 1997 to broaden debate over how to help New Jersey communities thrive through public investment that promotes widespread economic prosperity.

The organization has been in the forefront of strengthening worker security through fair wages and such supportive policies as paid family leave and earned sick time – as well as promoting a state tax system that equitably raises the money needed for education, transportation, healthcare, and other building blocks of a strong economy.

Shure recently returned to New Jersey to join Taft, one of the leading NJ-based communications firms, where he co-leads the expansion of the firm’s public issues-oriented work. His projects include the ReThink Energy NJ campaign advocating renewable energy sources; the Free the Grapes campaign to improve residents’ access to directly shipped wines; and. an upcoming series of reports by The Fund for New Jersey to inform 2017 legislative and gubernatorial election campaigns.

Shure is a resident of Ewing Township.

NJPP Board member Henry Coleman said, “Jon looked at the New Jersey policy landscape and noted that an important voice was missing. On matters of New Jersey state and local finances, economic justice and the concerns of the poor and the economically disadvantaged were not being considered. I shudder to think where New Jersey would be without NJPP and,…

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