Grassroots Lobbyist

Blogs by Jessica Jones

Five Days to Go: EPA Comments Needed

By jjones
Tell the EPA to take action against climate change

There's just five days left to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that you support the effort to reduce the deadly effects that carbon pollution has on the health of our children and our environment. Join with the over 31,000 League members and supporters– submit a comment to the EPA today!

Obama Administration’s Climate Action Plan on Track

By jjones
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
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.