Post-election Takeaways for Government Relations Professionals

Post-election Takeaways for Government Relations Professionals

The Capitol December 29, 2016 By: Jessica Goodwin and Tommy Goodwin

With leadership changes coming to the White House and Congress in January 2017, association government relations professionals can strengthen their advocacy efforts to be most effective amid shifting dynamics on Capitol Hill.

Since Election Day, associations have been working overtime to prepare for the changes coming to both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue. With President-elect Donald J. Trump filling out his cabinet and Republican majorities in both houses of Congress setting their legislative agendas, association government relations professionals have been analyzing the election results for insights into how the political climate will affect their members' issues in 2017 and beyond....