• Congressman Garrett (VA-R)

  • Gov. Chris Christy (NJ-R)

  • Colorado 2012

  • California Field Work, Prop 19

COP on the Hill: Stories from the week of February 15, 2019

COP on the Hill

Stories from the week of February 15, 2019

Just show up and:
Have chats with three Congressman in their offices

Have a lobbyist for the transportation industry make contact and wants help with truck drivers and DUIM.

Get in wrong line for MJ Banking hearing and end up with in camera interview with Christian Broadcast Network + later follow up question.

Chat for 10 minutes with new staffer in the hallway after lunch (after he asked what COP stood for)

15 presentations to staff regarding the Swiss MAT -heroin treatment approach

And just enjoyed the heck out of being in the middle of the process.

This week’s stats:

292 personal chats with a Member of Congress… 03 this week {Cman Buck, R-CO, Cman Cleaver, D-MO, CMan Green D-TX}
3019 Presentations to Congressional staffers… 15 this week
100 Appearances/Interviews on major TV/Radio/Print media. 18 This week (Fox, ABC, CBS, NBC, Univision, BBC, CNN, NPR, German, Swiss, French, Spanish TV and radio) Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, Grand Rapids Press + 9 other MI papers. Chicago
Tribune…01 this week Christian BN
2 Meetings – meetings, hearings, etc.

COP stats since inception: August 2009
289 personal chats with a Member of Congress… 0 this week
360 chats with other elected officials, state reps, senators, VIPs, etc. 0this week
85 Radio Interviews.
154 interviews and reports in minor media = 0 this week.
Tribute, Honolulu Star Advertiser {foto and caption}

30 major conferences attended – (UN drug conference, CPAC, LULAC, NRA, CBC, ASA, DPA, Dem & Repub. Presidential conventions., National Review, Republican Annual Retreat etc.) 0 this week -ALEC
Weekly attendance at Grover Norquist’s Wednesday brunch attended by 150 conservative leaders. Named the “Grand Central Station of the Conservative Movement.”
* 2 editorials in daily papers mentioning Howard’s efforts & in support of COP position
84 published letters to the editor (value per MAPINC in free publicity: $83,000) 0 this week
43 published interviews/foto in major (daily) newspapers or magazine… 0 this week
* Consider being a member of COP at $40.00 or more per year. All contributions are tax-deductible. 40 dollars buys all the copy paper COP uses in one year. Law Enforcement’s voice in opposition to current policy is vital on the Hill to achieve a repeal of federal drug prohibition. COP provides that voice. www.citizensopposingprohibition.org

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