||Sample Thank You Message
|Identify the legislation
and mention key staff
||Dear Senator Jones: Thank you for supporting Senate Bill 1896,
which increased funding for affordable day care centers in low-income neighborhoods.
Your legislative aide Sally Smith deserves praise for her responsiveness
and attention to detail.
|Hint about next steps
and offer yourself as a resource.
||I am optimistic that related legislation next term will spread this
pilot project throughout our state and ensure that all children receive
needed enrichment services during the crucial pre-school years. Please
let me know if I can help your office mobilize support.
|Give a gentle reminder
about follow-up publicity
||Please send me a copy of any press release related to Senate Bill 1896.
I plan to share the good news with voters in my home town through an editorial
in our local newspaper.
Respectfully, Doris Brown