• WGAW PAC Goes Full Frontal

    Full Frontal star Samantha Bee headlines an event to raise money for federal candidates who support writers’ issues.

  • Mr. Feingold Goes to the Writers Guild

    Former Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold visits with Writers Guild members and WGAW President Howard A. Rodman.

  • On Behalf of Writers

    WGAW members Allison Abner and Elias Davis took a trip with the Political Department to Washington, D.C. to advocate for writers.

  • TV Set-Top Boxes – A Competitive Market

    The Guild supports proposed FCC rules aimed at stimulating competition and increasing the flow of high-quality programming to consumers.

Welcome to the WGAW Political Department

The WGAW’s Political Department advocates on public policy issues of direct concern to writers and the Guild and also oversees contributions to the WGAW PAC. Our goal is to educate and organize broad support among WGAW members and provide Guild members with access to elected representatives and other government officials.


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What We Do

The WGAW’s Political Department fosters member participation in the political process, including testifying before legislative and regulatory bodies, writing op-eds, blogs, articles and letters to elected officials in order to influence opinion and public policy. Working with coalition partners our goal is to enhance the WGAW’s independent voice on behalf of our writers/members.