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Fed up with Congress? Think Local

Last year wasn’t a good year for Congress, to say the least. Am I right? In July 2013, 83% of Americans disapproved of the job Congress was doing. And later in the year, the disapproval rating was even higher. Not good if you’re in the advocacy space. But the good news is – there’s another option – state and local governments.

State and local governments are responsible for many issues that affect our daily lives. And the ratio of constituents to representatives is much smaller, making it easier for voices to be heard.

If you’re also fed up with Congress, check out this white paper that we’ve put together, Skip Congress, Go Local. It outlines the value of advocating at the state and local levels and explains some of the differences you’ll need to be aware of when switching from a federal advocacy strategy.

Skip Congress, you don’t need ‘em (for everything). 

Topics: Advocacy