As we near a potential government shutdown it is important to keep informed and be smart about sharing information that might be untrue. The second special session ends on June 22nd. Be sure check your sources and read from reputable news sources.
The Office of Financial Management (OFM) budget information: http://www.ofm.wa.gov/budget/budgets.asp
Many people in your community and in the media are seeking the voices of state employees. Using your voice to inform your community is a powerful tool. Remember to always keep in mind that your audience in the broad public and things can easily be taken out of context.
When you share things on social media
- Your audience is the broad public
- Advertise commitments and outcomes from your visits.
- Use social media to mobilize and energize your followers, and share time sensitive information.
To find your representatives please use the below tools
Federal – https://www.usa.gov/elected-officials
State – http://app.leg.wa.gov/MemberEmail/ (find your district http://app.leg.wa.gov/districtfinder/ )