Government Affairs & Advocacy Overview

As a strategic goal of the association, NASCIO strives to be an effective advocate for information technology polices at all levels of government. NASCIO's primary advocacy efforts focus on building awareness and understanding of state IT policy issues, advancing the role of the state CIO, and expanding the association's visibility on Capitol Hill and with federal agencies. Advocacy and public policy actions are guided by NASCIO's public policy principles. To advance its mission, NASCIO interacts with many interested stakeholder organizations and strategic partner associations.

NASCIO develops calls to action to highlight federal government affairs, policy briefs and legislative alerts for members on key issues of importance to the association and its membership.