Equipment Data Associates

Equipment Data Associates, Charlotte, NC, General Manager writes, “Please accept my sincere thanks and appreciation for the job you did in helping us acquiring Georgia data.  I thought this day would never come.  We worked on it for 17 years and got nowhere and you knocked it out in a month.   If you ever need a reference I would be more than happy to speak up on your behalf.   This is big for us and our national customer base.”

Dittler Brothers, Inc.

Dittler Brothers, Inc., one of the world’s largest printers, Vice President writes, I just wanted to thank you for the excellent job you did for us.  Our Executive VP is still talking about how we gave you the go-ahead on an afternoon late in the session and you called the next morning to tell us the bill had already been introduced.   You changed the law to open up additional markets for Dittler, and the results have already begun to pay off.” (1991)


The Manager of State Governmental Affairs writes, “Just a note to express Caterpillar’s appreciation for Bruce Widener’s work these last few months.  …Bruce is a ‘first class’ lobbyist whose skills make possible these kinds of victories.”


“I just wanted to write to congratulate you for getting HB 300 passed this last session.  Good Job! This legislation has been needed for years.”

 Walton Press

Bruce, a big thanks to you for all your fine efforts in getting the “football logo” eliminated from state printing.   This is a major accomplishment for PIAG. It is the tangible result of your efforts and the help of our friends in the Legislature… I congratulate you on a fine job on behalf of all the PIAG members.  Keep up the good work!

Keck & Wood, Inc.

This engineering firm writes, “please accept my congratulations for a very effective lobbying campaign to avoid a liability for your membership. While I cannot agree with your position, you, none the less, have been very successful with your efforts.”  (1993).