Month: July 2014

Contacting Congress: All Politics is Local

Executing an advocacy campaign on Capitol Hill is as much art as it is science.  Much like a political campaign, legislative advocacy is a blend of developing the right message and targeting the right people to hear your message.  One of the keys to targeting Members of Congress and to having your message heard is making contact with only an individual’s personal representative or senator.

There are two reasons for not blanketing every Member or even every member of a particular committee.  (more…)