Regardless of the importance of the SGR mission, budgets are going to influence how much you can accomplish. Consider this advice as you prioritize for 2010.
Few other state officials meetings or forums capture the attention – and stimulate the heart rates – of government affairs professionals as does the Council of State Governments’ Committee on Suggested State Legislation. We pour through the Committee Dockets the minute they are released searching for those bills, or that one law, that caused us so much heartburn earlier […]
Finding the right state lobbyist for your organization is a key skill. Here is a source of information you may not have considered.
Annual state government relations program retreats or planning meetings hold great potential...if planned and executed effectively.
There are numerous national groups of state regulators covering every imaginable regulatory arena. The Environmental Council of the States, the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, the National Association of County Health Officials are just a few of the Regulatory Groups that meet on a regular basis to discuss national issues, advocate positions on federal policy and share information and […]
Ensuring that you have internal customers for your issue management program is Job #1.