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The ground’s still shaking from November elections: How’s your advocacy footing?

By Brian Aufmuth · How will foreign trade policy affect your business in 2015? · What critical federal regulations could impact your organization? · What tax reform issues keep you up at night? · How will you—and your employees—survive healthcare increases? These are just some of the many dire questions facing associations, organizations and businesses [...]

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The RAP Index Advantage

From all of us at RAP Index, we hope you have an enjoyable and restful Thanksgiving! Hopefully, you will succeed in avoiding anything work related. Should we find your mind wandering back to work from time to time we thought we would share one small aspect of the advantage RAP Index clients enjoy – especially following elections. [...]

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New RAP Index-sponsored CMF Study Released

The Congressional Management Foundation (CMF), “a nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to help Congress and its Members meet the evolving needs and expectations of an engaged and informed citizenry.” RAP Index is a proud sponsor of CMF’s latest study from its Partnership for a More Perfect Union program. Key findings of the report include: “93% of House schedulers indicated [...]

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Your Strongest In

While the punditry talk themselves breathless with speculation over direction, party leadership and control, a very different, much more pragmatically-driven discussion is taking place in the offices of advocacy professionals across the country. “What’s our strongest in?” The question is ubiquitous in legislative advocacy. “We need to sit down with the Senator and their issue [...]

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2014 Midterm Election Advocacy Impact Report

With the exception of a handful of races now headed to runoff or recount the 2014 Midterm elections are over. While the coming months will prominently feature endless discussion as to the legislative impact of the election, we thought it was important to briefly highlight the impact to yours and thousands of other advocacy-active organizations [...]

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