5464Five Tips for Writing Congress and Why Congress Prefers Email
- Nov 17, 2009Arguably two of the best pieces I've read from congress.org in a while.
Five tips from Grover Norquist: The anti-tax advocate gives his advice on how to write Congress.
1. Tell — don't show — your anger.
2. Don't be unreasonable.
3. Tell them if it's your first letter.
4. Narrow your focus.
5. Act locally.
Why Congress prefers e-mail: Increasing use of the Internet and an anthrax scare are major factors.
As Capitol Hill moves further online, constituents may be wondering if anyone still reads handwritten letters. The answer? Yes, but they don't like to.