Direct Democracy in California – Initiatives and Referendum By: Chris Micheli Initiatives and Referendum https://www.capimpactca.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/408/2017/12/In-Practice-Micheli-Initiatives-and-Referenda.mp3 In yesterday’s podcast, I discussed common misconceptions about elections in California. Today I am taking a deeper look at elections in California. Specifically, I will be talking about initiatives and referendum – two of three direct democracy processes available to voters in California. View Full Post
The Role of the Media in California’s legislative process By: Chris Micheli The Role of the Media in California’s Legislative Process https://www.capimpactca.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/408/2017/12/In-Practice-Micheli-Role-of-Media-in-Legislative-Process.mp3 Today’s podcast focuses on the role of the media in California’s legislative process. The media’s role is so important that they’re considered a fourth branch of government and sometimes referred to as the Fourth Estate. View Full Post
Rules for Effective Lobbying – Part 7: Set Yourself Up for Successful Client Relations By: Ray LeBov Rules for Effective Lobbying Part 7 – Client Relations https://www.capimpactca.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/408/2017/12/In-Practice-LeBov-Client-Relations.mp3 In today’s podcast, I talk about my seventh rule for being an effective lobbyist: set yourself up for successful client relations. This is really a series of rules that will help you establish a solid foundation for a successful relationship with any client that you work with. View Full Post
AB 1407 – Escaping an Abuser’s Cell Phone Plan       AB 1407 https://www.capimpactca.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/408/2017/12/In-Depth-Interview-Beth-Hassett-AB1407.mp3 Today I’m following up on the conversation I had last week with Beth Hassett. Last week, Beth and I talked about the work her organization, WEAVE – Women Escaping A Violent Environment – does with coalitions like the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence – CPEDV. View Full Post