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    Association Management Checklist

    Photo credit: iStock.com/Worawut Prasuwan Associations exist in each state to promote various trades, industries, businesses, and professions. There are more [...]

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    Legislative Terms Explained by DMGS

    Photo credit: iStock.com/drnadig If you are new to navigating your state capitol building, or even a seasoned veteran, you [...]

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    Your Government Affairs Strategy: Navigating Policymaking “Groups”

    Photo credit: iStock.com/Worawee Meepian Whether you are focusing your government affairs strategy and efforts in one capitol or multiple [...]

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    Get Ready for the Fall: Tips for Scheduling Meetings with Lawmakers

    It may still be summer, but it's almost time for fall legislative sessions across the country. Which means it may [...]

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    Planning a Hill Day: Tips for Success

    Photo credit: iStock.com/eurobanks When your organization is planning its Government Relations strategy, you cannot overlook the effectiveness of planning a [...]

  • Struggling to Schedule Legislative Meetings? Here are the Tips You Need to Succeed

    Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image source by Aymanejed from Pixabay The key to effective lobbying is being able to [...]

  • Earmarks’ Return to Capitol Hill

    Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by Gerd Altmann & Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay  As DMGS noted previously, earmarks are making a [...]

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    Tips for Successful Grassroots Lobbying Efforts

    Image by Ryan Stevens We have already gone over how to lobby during a pandemic and succeed at grant writing, [...]

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    How to Plan a Virtual Fly-In

    Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image sources by Alexandra_Koch and cytis from Pixabay  Before the pandemic changed the way lobbying and government [...]

  • 2021 Legislative Session Preparation Tips

    Digital Image by Ryan Stevens; image source by Kate226 from Pixabay With 2021 legislative sessions now underway in numerous states, [...]