Grassroots Lobbyist

Blogs by Jessica Jones

Obama Administration’s Climate Action Plan on Track

By jjones
4/23/2014
President Obama releasing his Climate Action Plan, June 2013

On Earth Day, I attended a meeting with the Counselor to President Obama and the White House Office of Public Engagement, along with members of the environmental, public health and civil rights communities to talk about the progress of the President’s Climate Action Plan.

LWVUS Lobby Corps: An Invaluable Resource

By jjones
4/10/2014
Members of Lobby Corps are briefed on legislative issues

I work with a variety of League volunteers every day, but I also have the unique opportunity to work with the LWVUS Lobby Corps. Established in 1971, Lobby Corps convenes for briefings on League legislative priorities, and they play a key role in promoting League issues and communicating LWVUS positions to members of Congress.

Supreme Court Preview: The Affordable Care Act, Contraceptive Coverage and Religious Freedom

By jjones
3/18/2014
Supreme Court Preview: The Affordable Care Act, Contraceptive Coverage and Religious Freedom

On March 25, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in two cases that challenge the Affordable Care Act mandate that employers are required to provide contraceptive coverage.

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