Lobbying is an important part of the legislative process in the United States.
It is the act of influencing government decisions by advocating for a particular cause or interest. On this page, you will find the latest news and headlines about lobbying and state and government legislature. Keep up to date with the latest developments in the lobbying world and stay informed about the legislative process.
Photo credit: iStock.com/Pavel Muravev Following the 2022 midterm elections, Democrats hold veto-proof majorities in both legislative chambers in nine states, compared to 18 for Republicans. In a state’s checks and balances system, [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Worawut Prasuwan Associations exist in each state to promote various trades, industries, businesses, and professions. There are more than 25,000 national associations and more than 65,000 local, state, or regional associations in the [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/drnadig If you are new to navigating your state capitol building, or even a seasoned veteran, you may be Googling a few legislative terms thrown around capitol halls that everyone seems to [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Worawee Meepian Whether you are focusing your government affairs strategy and efforts in one capitol or multiple capitols, you probably have heard of the different "groups." You have also likely wondered whether [...]
It may still be summer, but it's almost time for fall legislative sessions across the country. Which means it may be time to start scheduling meetings with legislators. Are you struggling with how to schedule [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/eurobanks When your organization is planning its Government Relations strategy, you cannot overlook the effectiveness of planning a Hill Day. As we've previously written, before the pandemic changed the way lobbying and government [...]
Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image source by Aymanejed from Pixabay The key to effective lobbying is being able to get in front of the right lawmakers or regulatory and policy leaders. However, getting in [...]
Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by Gerd Altmann & Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay As DMGS noted previously, earmarks are making a return in the 117th Congress after a decade-long moratorium. Democrats in both chambers and House [...]
Image by Ryan Stevens We have already gone over how to lobby during a pandemic and succeed at grant writing, but how can you be successful at your grassroots lobbying efforts? The first step is [...]
Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image sources by Alexandra_Koch and cytis from Pixabay Before the pandemic changed the way lobbying and government affairs operate, fly-ins took a lot of work and effort to plan. With the shutdown [...]
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