Tips To Help Your Company Build Out A Government Relations Strategy

Sometimes working with the government or working around government regulations is just a part of doing business. If you are involved in an industry that sometimes has to interact with government officials or respond or adjust to new government policies, it might be to your benefit to add more organization to your day-to-day process. Here are some tips to help your firm formulate a long-term government relations strategy that will reward you with a stronger bottom line. Read More 

3 Useful Tips When Starting A Petition For Soilders On Trial Overseas

There are so many soldiers overseas put on trial for unjust reasons. It's disheartening to see their freedom possibly get taken away. In these instances, petitions can go a long way in supporting these soldiers on trial. To have success with creating one, remember these tips.  Identify a Mission  So that you have some direction all throughout this petition process, you need to identify a mission. Why are you creating this petition for soldiers overseas? Read More 

Updating Zoning Rules To Protect Water Wells From New Septic Tank Installations

Zoning ordinances are sometimes not updated until the necessity for change is clearly established. In the meantime, problems that should have been averted due to zoning restrictions can actually arise within a community. As population density increases, for example, the minimum lot size requirement for new homes with a septic tank needs to be increased to protect the integrity of groundwater in nearby water wells. In sparsely populated areas, properly functioning septic tank systems usually have no impact on the quality of water in local water wells. Read More 

3 Signs You Should Run For Local Office

You may have never thought about running for mayor, city councilman, the College of DuPage board of trustees, or any other similar position. However, running for local office might just be the right decision for you for a few reasons. These are a few signs that you may want to look into building your own campaign. 1. You Have Ideas for Your Community No matter how large or small your community might be, there is a chance that there are steps that can be taken to improve it. Read More