February 12, 2018 - Lobbying Day at the State Capitol

A4E took a group of nine members to the State Capitol to lobby for progressive causes at the Gold Dome on this Monday. They advocated with their legislators about issues like Medicaid Expansion, $15/hr minimum wage, an Independent Redistricting Commission and Marijuana Legalization with the goal of ending mass incarceration.

Lobbying can be intimidating, but after a training the week before by Sara Henderson of Common Cause, as well as reviewing current legislation and going over some helpful tips from past A4E lobbyists, the team was confident and ready to go. You can read more about their trip here.