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Nine out of ten essentials for influencing legislative decisions including the budget

Yes, you CAN change things!

Yes, YOU can change things!

Nine Out of Ten Essentials For Influencing Legislative DecisionsINCLUDING THE BUDGET !

#1


Nine out of ten essentials for influencing legislative decisions including the budget

Nine Out of Ten Essentials For Influencing Legislative Decisions

#2

Wash, Rinse, Repeat

Like your hair, a legislator needs training . . .

Training about the Aggregate Industry!

(And, it takes more than one application!)


Nine out of ten essentials for influencing legislative decisions including the budget

Nine Out of Ten Essentials For Influencing Legislative Decisions

Go LOCAL,

not Loco!

#3

Focus on what your policy change or budget request will mean for the legislator’s constituents.


Nine out of ten essentials for influencing legislative decisions including the budget

Nine Out of Ten Essentials For Influencing Legislative Decisions

#4 Out of Sight? Out of Your Mind!

Stay in touch!

Develop a Relationship!

#5 Take the Initiative!

Don’t wait for your legislator to call you. Be PROACTIVE!

Be PERSISTENT!

Be EARLY!


Nine out of ten essentials for influencing legislative decisions including the budget

Nine Out of Ten Essentials For Influencing Legislative Decisions

Be Persuasive . . .

In a genial, professional way

(Legislators respond to threats about

the same way you do . . . Negatively.)

#6

No

Whining!!!


Nine out of ten essentials for influencing legislative decisions including the budget

Nine Out of Ten Essentials For Influencing Legislative Decisions

Find a Champion. Help Your Champion!

  • Provide the Ammunition:

    • Facts

      • Statistics

        • Illustrations

          • Point Papers

            • Personal Support

#7


Nine out of ten essentials for influencing legislative decisions including the budget

Nine Out of Ten Essentials For Influencing Legislative Decisions

#8

Make Your Legislator Look Good!


Nine out of ten essentials for influencing legislative decisions including the budget

Nine Out of Ten Essentials For Influencing Legislative Decisions

#9

Become the

Go-to Resource

for Your Elected Official on Environmental Issues

Your legislator should think . . .

“I’d better call Hardy Graniteto see how this clean water issue impacts my folks back home.”


Nine out of ten essentials for influencing legislative decisions including the budget

Nine Out of Ten Essentials For Influencing Legislative Decisions

  • The 10th Essential?

  • YOU!

  • You are accomplished. You have a position of responsibility because someone thinks you’ve got special talents.

    • Take advantage of those recognized personal strengths

    • Do what it is you’ve done to become successful

    • Get engaged with your elected representatives


Nine out of ten essentials for influencing legislative decisions including the budget1

Yes, you CAN change things!

Yes, YOU can change things!

Nine Out of Ten Essentials For Influencing Legislative DecisionsINCLUDING THE BUDGET !


Nine out of ten essentials for influencing legislative decisions including the budget

If it really is important, then Advocate for Aggregate!

Scott Maxwell

Mathews & Maxwell, Inc.

[email protected]


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