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Connecting Policy Makers and the Industry

When you think of public policy, you probably do not think of technology (outside of perhaps email). Politics is very focused on relationships, after all—whether someone knows a Senator or whether they have the cell phone of a key staffer. Those relationships are incredibly important, but especially in the post-COVID world of Zoom, Teams and GoToWebinar, technology has become incredibly ...

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State Policy Affairs Representative (SPAR) Program Holds First Virtual Meeting of the Year

The SPAR program kicked off its first virtual meeting of 2022 on January 6th, as the industry must contend with at least 443 pieces of legislation carried over from 2021 in all 50 states—and the number of bills will likely double to close to 900 by the end of the two-year session. SPARs serve as liaisons between NPMA and state ...

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