1. You don’t have to sit through four-hour long committee hearings with the boss. Just get in, snap a picture and roll out.
2. There is a good chance that you will be quoted back in the district newspaper – and your mom will frame that and show all of her friends.
3. You can always get a call back from a reporter – especially if you write BREAKING in all caps in the email subject line.
4. No. Constituent. Letters.