PRINTING United Alliance advances industry priorities through research-driven advocacy, providing expert federal and state representation on behalf of the printing industry, its companies, workforce, and customers. The Alliance government affairs team tracks, monitors, and influences public policy and federal and state legislation that impacts the printing industry. Our pro-print legislative agenda supports policies that encourage industry growth and innovation, while at the same time combatting policies that would be detrimental to the industry’s overall success.

Stephanie Buka Government Affairs Coordinator

Stephanie Buka is the Government Affairs Coordinator for PRINTING United Alliance. In this role, she supports Ford Bowers, CEO, the Government Affairs team, and coordinates efforts with lobbying firm, ACG Advocacy. She manages all aspects of grassroots advocacy campaigns, including facilitating timely call-to-action alerts and updates to The Advocacy Center on key federal and state legislative issues. As a member of the Office of Corporate Communications, Buka manages the content and audience building responsibilities for the Government Affairs team. She is also responsible for the administration of the Alliance's political action committee, PrintPAC.

Prior to joining the Alliance, Buka served as a senior legislative researcher, and later as a constituent services coordinator, for the 15-member legislative body representing 1.3 million residents of Allegheny County, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In addition to drafting legislation and addressing constituent concerns, Buka cultivated strong relationships with appointed and elected officials at the local, state, and federal levels of government.

Buka holds a master’s degree in Public Policy and Management from the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA). She also earned a master's degree in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, along with a Certificate in Forensic Science and Law from Duquesne University.

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The Alliance provides expert federal representation through ACG Advocacy, a bipartisan advocacy firm with extensive Congressional and Executive branch experience in shaping legislative and policy initiatives. Our experienced Government Affairs team works to influence both federal and state legislation impacting the industry. Stay informed of legislative, political, and regulatory news and updates at the federal and state levels of government.

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