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Capitol Hill Experiencing Huge Increase in Constituent Mail

October 4, 2011 | By

Cross-posted from Congressional Management Foundation Congressional offices are receiving between 200 to 1,000 percent more constituent communications than they were ten years ago. Despite the increase, a survey of congressional staff indicates that 90 percent believe constituent communications remains a “high priority” for the office. But sizable percentages of staff report that their offices are […]

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