Advocacy in an Election Year – Part 2 – How Capitol Impact Advocacy Tools Can Help in an Election Year

May 13, 2014

As you think about how your organization will interact with state legislators in 2015 you have to have a plan for how to tackle the new problems that come up…

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Save Time on Your Weekly Legislative Reports

March 20, 2014

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…

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Laying Out Your Advocacy Road Map – Part 1

November 13, 2013

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…

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Gun on Campus – Structured Information for Complex Political Issues

October 7, 2013

The issue of allowing students with valid gun permits to keep and carry their guns on campus is getting an increasing amount of attention in the media. The pro groups…

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Your State-Based Organization Needs More Than Just Your State's Legislation

August 2, 2013

Many organizations across the country utilize software to track legislation at their state capitol. Whether you are monitoring bills on behalf of an association, a state agency, or an institution…

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Why Do You Need Access to Legislation in All 50 States?

June 27, 2013

When you are a lobbyist focused on the issues in one state, the tendency is to focus only on bills that are introduced in your state; however, the truth is…

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Is There a “Best” Time to Build an Advocacy Network?

April 24, 2013

For organizations that lobby within their state there seems to be a strong connection between budget cycles and timing the decision to start an advocacy network. As a result, the…

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A Guide to Strategic Advocacy Part 1: Improve Your Grassroots Advocacy Process

February 5, 2013

In this two part series we will explore some ways that grassroots managers can improve their advocacy efforts by looking at the problem of advocacy more strategically. What should you…

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The New Year Bring New Challenges for Lobbyists

January 14, 2013

With the start of 2013, everyone has different views of what the new year will bring. To some it is the hope of something better, but for lobbyists, the New…

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Download our New Legislative Tracking eBook

November 12, 2012

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…

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