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The stakeholder advocacy toolkit incudes documents that are available to assist stakeholders in discovering best practices that have already been identified through the CGA, case studies describing legislative activities that have taken place recently in some states, a list of states that have current legislative activity indicated, as well as contact information for stakeholder groups that would be beneficial to engage in the process of building a legislative coalition with your state.
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The following resource documents were compiled by the CGA Stakeholder Advocacy Committee. The documents include guidance documents to use with lobbyists, an overview of the CGA stakeholder advocacy effort, industry resource guides and a comparison of CGA's best practices to the nine elements of an effective state damage prevention program.
CGA's Stakeholder Advocacy Committee has created a process to document recent efforts to modify existing one call laws at the state level. Taken directly from the stakeholders involved in this effort, these real-life success stories provide perspective to help develop and implement effective advocacy campaigns.
The following resources are examples of documents used in successful legislative efforts. These resoruces were provided by the organization or individual who authored the document and are intended to be used as an example.
The following resources may be helpful during the advocacy process.
This report provides a snapshot of legislative activity on a specific day. The report is generated through a national tracking system using key words and search phrases. (Updated February 2017)