- Government Relations is “a broad term that includes all forms of lobbying and non-lobbying activities that have the ultimate goal of influencing public policy.”
- There are several audiences that deal with Capital Hill which include: the House and Senate Leadership, House and Senate Communities, Congressional Caucuses, Home State Senators and Representatives, and the Congressional Staff.
- The role of a Lobbying Consultant has begun to increase in Washington.
- International Government Relations is becoming bigger and more and more companies are realizing it is needed.
Play by the Rules (And Then Some) ,Know Your “Ask”, and Shoot Straight are just some of the Best Practices in Government Relations.