The “Second Circle” is a guide to lobbyists and other people who make Kentucky state government work. It is a pictorial directory of registered lobbyists published bi-annually since 1999 by Kentucky Roll Call.
The eighth edition was recently published and includes details on the Legislative Research Commission (LRC) staff and committees.
In addition to detailed information about professional lobbyists it also has some good advice for the professional or amateur lobbying.
One of the features, 19 Standing Orders for Effective Lobbying includes the following:
#1 Don’t get angry, stay calm…
#4 Don’t make your opponents mad enough to work against you on another issue
#6 Never make assumptions about a lawmakers motives.
#13 Never exaggerate your case.
#18 Don’t hog credit; spread it around.
To see the other 14 standing orders or and order your own copy of Second Circle contact: KentuckyRollCallBooks.com