Interviewing and Lobbying

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Interviewing and Lobbying The Personal Visit Many of you have been to Washington many times before and have enjoyed many successful visits to Capitol Hill. Personal visits with your senator or representative are a very effective means of grassroots lobbying; these visits often lay the foundation for important future contacts. The social welfare industry believes that one of our most important assets in disseminating information to Congress, about our industry, is you. It is our job to inform you about current legislative issues being considered by Congress. In turn, we hope you will help your Congressman understand the impact this legislation will have on our industry and offer advice and analysis for the Congressperson as an immediate or future resource. When you go on your appointment with your legislator there are some basic protocols that will help to ensure a smooth, informative meeting for both the Congressperson and yourself: Be on time for your appointment. If you are more than five minutes late, the
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This note was uploaded on 05/24/2011 for the course SOWK 335 taught by Professor Ford during the Spring '11 term at James Madison University.

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