Tag: Capitol Hill Visits

Tips for Effective Congressional Meetings

Tips for Effective Congressional Meetings

Given the frantic pace that typically takes place on Capitol Hill, it is important to ensure that your meetings are as effective as possible. While it is only natural to desire to meet with a member of Congress, do not become disappointed if you meet with staff instead. Lawmakers rely heavily on their staff out […]

Identifying and Cultivating Key Members of Congress and Contacts for Your Issue

Identifying and Cultivating Key Members of Congress and Contacts for Your Issue

When it comes to identifying and cultivating contacts and influential individuals who can assist you with your issue, it is never too early to begin. Start working with key decision makers on your issue as early as possible. Make it a priority to identify leaders that other congressional members will look toward regarding the development […]

Reminders for Capitol Hill Visits

Reminders for Capitol Hill Visits

As a lobbyist or advocate you likely spend a good portion of your time visiting calling upon Capitol Hill. The tips below will help ensure that you achieve the best outcomes and avoid slipping into bad habits. photo credit: Steven Verlander Photography First, make an effort to keep current and educated regarding the position of […]