State Legislative Advocate

Each year, thousands of bills are introduced in the State Legislature that can have critical consequences, positive or negative, for the people and sectors they impact. Whether clients are seeking to introduce legislation to make necessary change to the law or halt proposals that would be damaging to their interests, Ceiba Consulting stands ready to assist each step of the way. Ceiba’s legislative advocacy services include:

  • Assisting clients in determining positions on legislation
  • Strategic planning and analysis of the political and policymaking climate to inform advocacy strategies
  • Drafting bill language and amendments
  • Securing bill authors, co-authors and support from lobbying groups
  • Preparing and delivering testimony in legislative committees
  • Meeting with opposition groups to understand concerns and possibilities for compromise
  • Securing votes from legislators as bills move to the Assembly and Senate floors
  • Lobbying the Governor for signatures or vetoes