First of all, your testimony is important and has an impact. Trust me on this. I have served in public office on both the state and county level for 16 years, and I can say without hesitation that your testimony is important.
The 2019 legislative session is in full swing and those familiar with the process know the environment in “the building” is hectic at best.
Every politician wants to “do something” and “accomplish stuff.” It is a natural inclination to want to make a mark, and to have accomplishments of significance to point to when running for reelection.