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12 TIPS FOR

MEETING WITH YOUR LEGISLATOR



1. Set an appointment

2. Prepare

3. Arrive on time

4. Establish common ground

5. State your case succinctly

6. Listen

7. Identify factors impinging on decision

8. Identify friends/foes

9. Share only accurate information

10. Offer assistance

11. Thank them

12. Follow through with promises

 

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Bob Michaels, 65 E. Kelly Lane, Tempe, AZ 85284-4066 (480) 961-0553 [V/TTY] (480) 961-0533 [FAX]