I am sure that you are as excited as I am about the upcoming legislative session! No? Well, it is okay by me if you're not.
However, don't let a lack of enthusiasm stop you from participating in the political process. How can you help? Let me share the top ones.
First, if you personally know a legislator, even if you don't live in his or her district, would you drop me an email and let me know? The more connections I am aware of the easier it is to let the legislator know how bills affect people they know personally.
Second, if you receive a voterVOICE action alert, please respond. It is easy and takes less than a minute. But the importance of your personal contact to your legislator cannot be over-emphasized.
Lastly, let me know if you have any questions or concerns. I am more than willing to learn how legislation may or may not affect your business. I can also assure you that the officers are more than willing to hear other suggestions or ideas as to what your association should be pursuing.
For the benefit of the industry,
Mike Means, State EO (and your lobbyist)