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Huge money spent lobbying in CA

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

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Personal Political Power for Medical Association Members

Posted by The Indiana State Medical Association on¬†Monday, September 14, 2015 I’m emphasizing different ways to raise and use money such as Directed personal contributions Home-based fund raisers ###

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Voting doesn’t matter… except when it does… Ferguson results

I’m not a big fan of trying to change public policy by voting, as I explain in detail in my books. However, it’s also true that sometimes voting can make a huge difference. It’s important to look for those opportunities … Continue reading

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Train Grass Roots Advocates For A Long Haul

A most frequent cause of failure in a grass roots effort is that volunteer advocates wear out and lose hope. It’s important to raise awareness that any major effort will likely take years of incremental steps. From New York Times: … Continue reading

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Got Grass Roots?

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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CA Lobbying Manual Available

The book is out and available. Personal Political Power In California – How to take action and make a difference…   Or Amazon ###

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Leverage Your Lobby Day In The Months To Come

Lobby Days are expensive in time and resources, so you’re wise to think about leveraging your return on investment far beyond the day itself. A question I like to ask is, What are you doing to increase the effect of … Continue reading

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