Save Time on Your Weekly Legislative Reports

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Which one of the three scenarios below describes your work process to create a weekly report on legislative activity? You are the lobbyist for an association and once a week you need to create the summary of activity at the capitol during the legislative session. The text is pretty easy to write because you have… Read more »

Overcome the Challenges of Being a Professional Lobbyist

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Of all the professions to enter, the job of a professional lobbyist can be one of the most challenging. If you look at it from purely the revenue generating side, a lobbying firm needs to find clients that want to pay to have someone represent them at the state capitol, and not all businesses need… Read more »

Laying Out Your Advocacy Road Map – Part 1

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With the New Year quickly approaching now is the time to lay out your game plan for the upcoming legislative session. An effective advocacy program is thought out and can maximize advocate engagement by designing an advocacy strategy that delivers the right message or call to action at the right time. How should you engage… Read more »

Do you have Legislative Tracking Tunnel Vision?

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One task that is common amongst government affairs personnel across the country is tracking and monitoring state and federal legislation. Depending on the size and nature of the organization, a government affairs professional may monitor hundreds of bills that are moving through the state capitol. As a result, many organizations use legislative tracking systems to… Read more »

What Should You Expect From a Legislative Tracking System?

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Many organizations around the country track state and federal legislation during their respective legislative session. If your organization utilizes legislative tracking software to keep up to speed on the latest legislation you probably know the basics. Legislative tracking software can help track bills and organize them into lists. Depending on the software, the legislation is… Read more »

Use Legislative Tracking Software to Grow Your Client List

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Professional lobbying firms are always trying to attract new clients. Professional firms typically have two types of clients: regular clients return each year with reoccurring legislative issues, and organizations that are affected by new legislation that are looking for experts to help them deal with the issues. Like all businesses, professional firm must also deal… Read more »

Easily Notify Legislators of Constituents in Their District

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Legislators tend to pay attention when they receive messages from a constituent. In the arena of public higher education, legislators create the funds that are used for the public to attend state universities. As a result, universities often want to show each legislator how many of their constituents have benefited from the investment their state… Read more »

Easily Create Legislative Reports with Our New Application

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One task that many of our clients have to deal with is the creation of a Legislative Report. Whether it’s a weekly report designed to inform members of the goings-on at the Capitol or a monthly round-up of the bills that saw action during the session, creating and delivering these reports can take up a… Read more »

Download our New Legislative Tracking eBook

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Our New Legislative Tracking eBook Improve Your Legislative Review Process A Look at the Job of Tracking and Monitoring Legislation Whether you are monitoring legislation for a state agency or local government or tracking bills for an association or university, your legislative tracking needs are going to be dependent on the way your organization needs… Read more »