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2013 WEP/GPO Lobby Day

WEP/GPO Lobby Day
April 3, 2013
Washington, D.C.

CalRTA is sponsoring a Federal Lobby Day to take our fight for Social Security fairness and solvency directly to Washington, D.C.

Registration flyer and optional tour information


Hotel and meeting space:
Hilton Crystal City
2399 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Arlington, VA 22202
(703) 418-6800

Room rates are $159 single/double plus applicable taxes. Please call 703-418-6800 to make your reservation.

The hotel is near Reagan National Airport and supplies a free shuttle to/from the airport and the Metro Station.


April 2, 2013
6 p.m. and 9 p.m. – Briefings at the Hilton Crystal City
April 3, 2013
8 a.m. – Briefings at the Hilton Crystal City
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Meetings with Representatives and Staff
5:30 p.m. – Debriefing at the Hilton Crystal City


Scheduling Congressional Appointments
Here are some hints to assist you:

Tips for setting appointments


Participant Information
Though you will receive an information packet at registration, here’s some advance materials to review now.

These are PDF files. You need Adobe Reader to view them. If you need to download this free software, click HERE. This information is also posted

CalRTA’s Lobby Day Participant Information
(Note – this information is for members only; you’ll need to log in prior to accessing it.)


Background Materials

Additional background materials, including the information sheets from Social Security, are posted online.


Write Letters Now

You don’t have to wait until April 3 to begin sharing your concerns with Congress.

Talking points for letters, postcards and emails

Find your representatives and/or contact information:

House of Representatives

U.S. Senate