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Join Us Behind the Scenes at the Capitol 

Jennifer Smith

By Jennifer Smith, MASB Director of Government Relations

DashBoard, Sept. 2, 2015

Have you ever wondered, “What really happens at the Capitol when my legislator is in session?” Would you like to learn more about how to influence a legislator’s opinion and be a more effective citizen advocate?

Join MASB’s Government Relations team and other Capitol insiders for a behind-the-scenes look and hands-on advocacy training at the State Capitol on Thursday, Sept. 24.

Board members who participate will be given the opportunity to meet and hear first-hand from active legislators, ask them questions about what they look for from members when testifying before a committee and learn from their perspective on how to be more effective in advocacy efforts. Board members will also be given the opportunity to hear from a multi-client lobbyist on how to best prepare for committee meetings and impact legislation. Finally, attendees will receive the rare opportunity to walk onto the House floor during a private tour with a Representative and will receive a formal welcome and introduction by the Michigan Senate.

The event will take place in the Speaker's Library at the State Capitol in Lansing starting at 9 a.m. with lunch included. Registration is now open and space is limited. Contact MASB Government Relations if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you at the Capitol!

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