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“My conscience couldn’t take it anymore.” Interesting if disturbing article by Jimmy Williams of Decode DC, a website and podcast designed to help Americans understand how crucial political issues affect everyday life. Williams explains with compelling examples how money works … Continue reading →
Government is your unwanted, incompetent business partner. The money you spend in government relations, lobbying, etc. is how you manage this partner. California news story: More than 3,200 businesses, unions, and trade groups spent almost a quarter-billion dollars on lobbying … Continue reading →
Share this with your grass roots advocates to show them how much power they CAN have. Remember that House Majority Leader U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor of VA was canned in a primary in 2014. From The NY Times today: “The … Continue reading →
Money talks, but not as loud as you think… how should key contacts discuss contributions during the ask? Basic rule: Never discuss or mention campaign contributions during an ask session. Separate any hint of money in time and place. If … Continue reading →
If you want to increase the effectiveness of your grass roots program using the Internet, take a look at your web presence and ask these questions: How many grass roots advocates do you see? That is, their pictures, profiles and … Continue reading →
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“I can’t tell my mother I’m a lobbyist; She thinks I’m a piano player in a whorehouse…” That apocryphal saying reflects the often unsavory – and completely unfair and untrue – portrayal of lobbyists. This story by Laurel Rosenhall in … Continue reading →