Bruce Lisman’s self described “centrist” Campaign for Vermont is still stocking the shelves with Republicans. Lisman added to his inventory the brand new public relations firm started by former Douglas administration spokesperson Jason Gibbs. Gowithgibbs.com is where the company’s webpage will be someday soon.
VtBuzz.com reports Gibbs’ “strategic communication and project managment business” has been retained by a variety of clients but only Campaign for Vermont is named.The biggest news here may be that, at least according to Gibbs the Campaign for Vermont has started to focus on policy.Color me doubtful that any specifics will ever be brought forth.
He [Gibbs] said, “The work CFV is doing to encourage non-partisan dialogue around the issues most important to Vermonters will be productive and help move Vermont forward. For example, while the governor and legislature are debating physician assisted suicide and marijuana decriminalization, CFV is focused on growing the economy, creating better jobs and eliminating poverty; improving education outcomes and increasing teacher pay; and making government more efficient, productive and accountable through transparency.”
His nibs young Jason Gibbs was last seen in the public spotlight in his 2010 losing a bid for Vermont Secretary of State. Prior to that he was appointed by Governor Douglas to the Vermont Department of Forests and Parks and most recently worked at Vermont Ski Association.
So go with Gibbs, when your Campaign for Vermont isn’t able to.