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Every Voice Matters

Being a vocal constituent is essential in democratic politics for a number of reasons:

  • Representation: Elected officials are in office to represent the interests of their constituents.
  • Influence: By speaking out, individuals and organizations can shape the discussion of policymakers and politicians.
  • Informed Policymaking: Public feedback helps politicians and policymakers understand the potential impacts of their decisions on the ground.
  • Democracy in Action: Being vocal is one way to ensure that democracy remains dynamic, responsive, and truly representative of the people's will
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Being a vocal constituent is a way to directly engage with the political process, ensuring that the democratic system remains responsive and accountable to the people it serves. The PICPA Government Relations team encourages and is here to help facilitate meaningful conversations:

Contact Your Legislator

Session Days

Tips for Meeting Elected Officials

  • Know your legislators' committee assignments.
  • Avoid discussing political controversies: focus on the issue at hand.
  • Provide examples of how the issue affects you or your business.
  • Bring multiple business cards.
  • Follow up with an email or a handwritten letter.
  • Consider extending an invite to breakfast or lunch.

PICPA Members: Be the Voice of Reason in Harrisburg

In certain cases, the PICPA will vigorously fight for or against a pending policy proposal and prompt PICPA members to take action. In these cases, the PICPA government relations team will prepare detailed materials that you can bring to your legislators' attention.

Want to help PICPA advocate on behalf of the profession?