Arkansas AFL-CIO

How to Contact Your Legislators

How to Contact your State Legislator


How to Write a Legislator


To write a legislator at the state capitol without a specific box #:


Senators:

The Honorable_______________

State Senate Office

1 Capitol Mall

Room 320

Little Rock, AR 72201


Representatives:

The Honorable_______________

State House of Representatives Office

Room 350

1 Capitol Mall

Little Rock, AR 72201


 

Dear Representative (or Senator)_______________:


       I am writing regarding House (or Senate) Bill number______. Members of organized labor and their families are for (or against) this bill because (give reasons). I am hopeful you will support our position and working families in Arkansas.
Thank you for your consideration.
Respectfully,
Name, Local # & Int’l Union
Mailing Address
City, AR zip



How to Call a Legislator


         “Good morning (or afternoon), Representative (or Senator)______________. My name is____________. I am a member of Local (give #) of the (give Int’l Union). I am calling you in regard to House (or Senate) bill (give #). We are for (or against) this legislation because (give reasons). We certainly hope you will support our position and working families in Arkansas.


If the legislator replies in support of our position, close by saying: “I appreciate your helping us with this legislation. If I can help in any way, please feel free to call me.”


If the legislator replies that he/she will not support our position, close by saying: “I hope that you will reconsider your position. This legislation is very important to all of us in the Labor Movement.”


www.arkansashouse.org/ : Link to the Arkansas State House of Representatives

www.arkansas.gov/senate/ : Link to the Arkansas State Senate

www.house.gov/ : Link to the U.S. House of Representatives

www.senate.gov/ : Link to the U.S. Senate

www.governor.arkansas.gov/ : Link to Arkansas Governor Beebe


 

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