Advocacy Center

PRINTING United Alliance’s Advocacy Center is a one-stop shop to help your company voice opinions to Congress. With easy-to-use tools to help find your legislators, search Congressional Committee rosters and get alerts to help you take action on key issues impacting print. Additionally, the Advocacy Center is your gateway to learning more about PrintPAC, the official political action committee representing members of the Alliance.

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.

Get Involved. Become a Printing Industry Advocate.

Do you believe passionately that print is essential? Are you ready and willing to deliver that message to lawmakers? If so, take your grassroots advocacy to the next level and become a Printing Industry Advocate. Becoming an advocate does not commit you to take a specific action. It simply lets us know that you’re interested in joining a chorus of powerful voices speaking up for pro-print, pro-business policies. When laws aimed at the printing industry are introduced, you will receive customized action alerts.

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What is a Congressional Caucus?

The 118th Congressional Printing Caucus is a House caucus led by co-chairs Representatives Claudia Tenney (R-NY-24), Mark Pocan (D-WI-2), Lori Chavez-DeRemer (R-OR-5), and Jared Golden (D-ME-2). But what is a Congressional Caucus? Caucuses come in every shape, size, and subject matter, but they all seek to influence the policy process. Officially known as Congressional Member Organizations (CMOs), congressional caucuses are voluntary associations consisting of lawmakers who share specific policy goals or interests. For further information, review the documents below:

What is PrintPAC?

PrintPAC gives PRINTING United Alliance members the ability to ensure that the challenges and opportunities facing our industry are recognized within Congress. PrintPAC is a completely non-partisan entity that allows us to show support for members of Congress that demonstrate interest in and support for the legislative and regulatory challenges our industry faces daily. By law, PrintPAC is only open to owners or employees of member companies of the Alliance.
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