Meeting advises suburban residents on how to best reach elected officials

    You (probably) know who your elected officials are. But do you know how to reach them and get a response?

    Phoenixville residents looking for answers joined voters from other nearby counties Friday to learn how to get the attention of their elected officials.

    The Phoenix has a report from the meeting at the Phoenixville Country Club, where representatives from Heritage Action for America and the Valley Forge Patriots explained some best practices.

    Looking for some tips? Try the following:

    Make an appointment to speak with your elected official in person. That’s more effective than calls and emails.
    Send a letter to your local newspaper editor for publication.
    Attend your town hall meetings and practice your speech in advance so you get your point across.

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