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Why Lobbying Is Legal and Vital

Why Lobbying Is Legal and Vital

In 2019, lobbyists spent over $3.47 billion on lobbying efforts on political issues. This represents the highest amount of money spent on lobbying since the peak of the lobbying industry in 2010. Groups are using the rise of political influence to create legislation...
Grassroots vs Direct Lobbying

Grassroots vs Direct Lobbying

Although direct and grassroots lobbying are effective tools for influencing public policies, they have very different ways of accomplishing this. In grassroots lobbying, the public is mobilized around a certain legislative issue. This type of lobbying involves asking...
How Advocacy Software can benefit a Lobbying Team

How Advocacy Software can benefit a Lobbying Team

The US civic technology sector is expected to grow significantly over the next few years due to the increasing number of people and organizations using mobile platforms and the technological advancements expected to affect how they interact with government officials....
Preparing for a State Legislative Session

Preparing for a State Legislative Session

Organizations can influence federal, state, and local policies through their supporters’ collective voice. This is why associations must develop effective public policy strategies and grassroots advocacy. To effectively prepare for the upcoming legislative...
Making Changes in Local Government

Making Changes in Local Government

Local government plays a critical role in our communities, providing essential public safety, sanitation, and transportation services. As such, local governments must be responsive to the needs and concerns of their constituents. However, making changes in local...
Debunking Myths About Lobbying

Debunking Myths About Lobbying

As the racial justice movement in the US has gained momentum, many nonprofits are now looking into how they can address the systemic injustice that has affected the country. While we have already advocated for a mission, changing the legislative structure to address...