Remote lawmaking changes the game for public affairs pros
JUNE 2, 2020
With some lawmakers now voting remotely due to COVID-19 measures, even greater attention must be paid to local media outlets. The May 15 move came as lawmakers sought to address the disruption caused by COVID-19 and social distancing efforts that have upended travel and brought normal operations to a standstill. With congressional leaders fulfilling many key duties from home, Bonjean says, local media markets are going to see a rise in influence.