Personal Visits with Legislators

One of the most effective ways to communicate with legislators is a personal, face-to-face visit, either in Washington or in the district office. Here are some tips to making your visit run smoothly. Before the Meeting: If you don’t know your Member of Congress personally, try to learn a bit about his/her background and previous…

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.