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DMGS Week in Review – April 14, 2019

Hill Day Strategies When your organization is planning its Government Relations strategy for the upcoming year, you cannot overlook the effectiveness of planning a Hill Day. Non-profits, business associations, advocacy groups, local government associations, trade groups, and beyond each have their own unique reasons to travel to Washington, but it is safe to say that if you touch the federal government in any way, a Hill Day can be an […]

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Hill Day Strategies

When your organization is planning its Government Relations strategy for the upcoming year, you cannot overlook the effectiveness of planning a Hill Day. What is a “Hill Day?” In short, the term “Hill Day” simply refers to a day organized for advocates or representatives from an organization to visit Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. to meet with lawmakers, staffers, or other key decision-makers. Should My Organization Hold One? Non-profits, business […]

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DMGS Week in Review – April 7, 2019

Legislative Update – Sales Tax on Services The United States economy has undergone significant changes over the last 50 years. Not only have these changes impacted the kinds of jobs we have, but they have also forced policymakers to reconsider the basic tax structure upon which they fund state governments. To date, only Hawaii, New Mexico, and South Dakota have levied taxes on services across the board, with a number […]

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Legislative Update: Sales Taxes on Services

It is no secret that the economic model of the United States has undergone dramatic changes over the course of the last fifty years. According to the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), in 1966, the industrial sector of the economy made up more than a third of the Gross Domestic Product. Fast forward to 2016, and these manufacturing jobs account for less than 18% of GDP. Meanwhile, the […]

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