Bruce is skilled in all aspects of State legislative, budget and regulatory procedures. His extensive practice areas include drafting bills and budget language and guiding these measures through the complex legislative committee and conference committee processes. Bruce also has considerable experience in State agency rule making procedures. These activities necessitate interacting with the Governor’s office, Senators and Assembly persons and their staffs, State agency personnel, government regulators, community organizations, other lobbyists, local officials and representatives of industry and business. His research talents extend to New York law and case law.
Bruce also possesses keen public relations abilities and is experienced in preparing newsletters and press releases, drafting speeches and testimony, and organizing meetings, press conferences and other media events.
Bruce holds a B.S. degree in Economics with a Minor in Business from the State University of New York at Albany and has post-graduate training in Economics, Public Administration, Labor Relations and Public Finance.