8 Rules for Effective Hill Outreach

8 Rules for Effective Hill Outreach

By: M. Jeff Hamond

Think you know the right things to say to get members of Congress to listen? Get the inside scoop from a seasoned Hill staffer who offers eight rules to remember the next time you're advocating for your association's cause.

Having just completed more than 12 years in the U.S. Senate as a senior economic policy staffer for three different senators, I've been on the receiving end of many thousands of meetings. Here are eight rules for your organization to make the most out of its outreach to Capitol Hill....