LEGISLATIVE REPRESENTATION AND ADVOCACY
Provide representation before California Legislature, state elected officials and Executive Branch
Provide testimony and advocate on client’s behalf before legislative committees and with members of their staff
Effectively advocate on a client’s behalf in support or opposition of legislation and negotiate amendments as needed
Craft and submit letters that represent client’s interest before the Legislature, Executive Branch and other entities
LEGISLATIVE TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
Provide technical expertise on political/legislative strategy
Ability to create coalitions and build consensus on a variety of issues
Create legislative status reports
With over 30 years of advocacy and legislative experience,
Connie Delgado is the CEO of Delgado Government Affairs, LLC - a woman-owned minority business.
Prior to opening her firm, Ms. Delgado spent nearly 30 years in trade association advocacy, working for the California New Car Dealers Association, the American Electronics Association and most recently the California Hospital Association (CHA), where she served as the Chief Legislative Advocate since 2013, having joined CHA in 1999. While at CHA she managed an annual caseload of over 200 bills for the association, coordinated the strategic legislative affairs and provided testimony before various legislative committees.
Her main areas of issue advocacy include trauma/EMS, privacy, nursing and hospital licensing. She started her career as a Capitol staffer working for the Elections, Reapportionment & Constitutional Amendments Committee and has worked on numerous political campaigns in California.
Ms. Delgado earned her BA in Political Science from the University of California, Davis. She resides in Sacramento with her two children and enjoys community service, golf and is an avid cyclist.