The political landscape here in DC is increasingly contentious and it is harder than ever to get the attention of our national leaders. For example, when it comes to water we are told that Congress focuses so much effort on the Waters of the US rule because the stakeholders opposing the rule are a far squeakier wheel. How can our sector’s issues compete? How can we be a more effective squeaky wheel? One way we are doing this is by joining together with over 40 water sector agencies for Water Week. What is the message we are bringing to our lawmakers and the federal government? Our key messages today are much different than those we advanced when I started in the[…]Read more...