• 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 16, 2018

COP on the Hill:

Stories from the week of February 16, 2018

Monday: 15 minutes of air time on Knoxville, TN Fox News affiliate re: marijuana prohibition

Tuesday: Rick Steves, PBS Travel Guru, gave a well-attended briefing in the Senate and one in the House. Recall he and I met in Atlanta. I gave him the updates on Swiss heroin treatment options.

Wednesday: Two meetings hosted by Grover Norquist. Received more info on the process for NRA to protect medical marijuana patients’ gun rights. Stay tuned.

Thursday: Business lunch with two officials of the German embassy. Heroin addiction treatment options in both countries were discussed, along with smuggling of drugs and weapons into Germany.

This week’s stats:

2707 Presentations to Congressional staffers… 07 this week
254 personal chats with a Member of Congress… 01 this week (Andy Harris R-MD)
238 chats with other elected officials, state reps, senators, VIPs, etc. 01 this week (candidate running for Congress)
82 Radio Interviews. 01 this week (Knoxville, TN: 92.3 FM, 760 AM Talk Radio)

Meetings – 5

COP stats since inception: August 2009

149 interviews and reports in minor media = 0 this week.
42 published interviews/foto in major (daily) newspapers or magazine… 0 this week
72 Appearances/Interviews on major TV/Radio/Print media. This week (Fox, ABC, CBS, NBC, Univision, BBC, CNN, NPR, German, Swiss. French TV and radio) 00 this week
27 major conferences attended – (United Nations drug conference, CPAC, LULAC, NRA, CBC, ASA, DPA, Dem & Repub. Presidential conventions., National Review, Republican Annual Retreat etc.) 00 this week
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
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