Choosing the Right Grassroots Lobbying Methods

As the old saying goes, “there’s more than one way to skin a cat”. So it is with trying to have an impact on your government. There are lots of ways to go about it, but there are tradeoffs between different grassroots lobbying methods that you should be aware of. Generally, the more personal and […]

The Five Types of Elected Officials

If you’ve been paying attention to politics for any length of time you’ve probably noticed that there are several different types of elected officials. Not just in terms of partisanship or ideology, but in the sense of how active or vocal they are. If you’ve ever done any lobbying, you’ve noticed a difference in how […]

Local Lobbying (or How to Fight City Hall)

Have a problem with local government? You’re not the first and you certainly won’t be the last. But what can you do about it?  That’s were local lobbying comes in. Keep in mind that there are some key differences between lobbying for local change, versus at the state or national levels.  And there are some […]

What Effective Lobbying Looks Like

Ever complain about your point of view not being reflected in government? Before you complain, make sure it’s not your fault. Our form of government – representative self-government – relies on the feedback and involvement of citizens in order to actually “represent” them.  That means you help government operate more effectively (for you!) by contacting […]