Getting to Know You: New Legislators in 2021

In this year of increased political awareness and interest in the political process, a host of newly elected officials – at the federal and state levels – have assumed office and are waiting for PAs to reach out. With constituent organizations (COs) planning for (or already in the midst of) the new legislative sessions, it…

Myths vs. Facts: AAPA’s Political Action Committee

How PA PAC Supports PA-Friendly Candidates AAPA’s political action committee (PAC) is the only federal PAC representing PAs on Capitol Hill. PA PAC supports candidates who are committed to the principles that drive the PA profession. By providing this support, PA PAC helps develop strong congressional advocates for the PA profession and helps ensure that…

Grassroots Myths

Advocacy is for everyone. This article dispells the top five myths about grassroots advocacy.

Social Media and Legislative Advocacy

Social media has made it easy for us to get in contact with influencers such as Members of Congress and state officials. Many individual PAs as well as state chapters have used social media as a tool for advancing PA-positive legislation.