We’re highly appreciative of all the comments on this campaign and the responses to John’s post. We’ll continue to listen to what you have to say. We do realize that associations already employ lobbyists to articulate their members’ concerns on Capitol Hill. Associations are very effective advocates for the industries and professions they represent. Unfortunately, there’s… Read more »

Diane Feirman, CAE Public Affairs Director http://www.agpa.org/ As part of its mission the American Group Psychotherapy Association has long promoted group psychotherapy to the public, health professionals and agencies as a unique and highly cost effective form of treatment. This is especially relevant in these difficult economic times, as reflected in a recent Wall Street… Read more »

Ike Casey Executive Vice President http://www.phccweb.org/ Our association helps move the country toward economic recovery primarily by providing education and information to our members to help them meet the difficult economic challenges of today. The livelihood of our members’ small businesses is extremely important to the economic backbone of America. The better equipped our members… Read more »

Amy Bliss, CAE http://www.housingalliance.us/ The Wisconsin Housing Alliance is the trade association that represents the factory-built housing industry in Wisconsin. We provide training for our members to: • help the manufacturers design and build green, energy efficient and cost effective housing. • train home installation crews to install homes that will perform up to standards… Read more »