Government Relations Needs In My Own Backyard: Action Alert for PA Friends

I know I have a little work to do very shortly.  It’s been a few years since I’ve been up to making the visits to D.C. to be out in front meeting with Representatives & Senators, showing them how medical research has had an impact on my life.  This was something I enjoyed but was fortunate enough to have good training on in to be an active & effective voice in one’s own government. I was mentored in this realm from the nonprofit I did this work on behalf of.  Yet no training is necessary….it is actually easier than most people realize once you start.

I see another opportunity here, in my own backyard, to do the same even if it’s just an email or perhaps trying to visit or call a few local offices…

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Rebuttal: Why We Can Stop Government Funding Of Science: It Doesn’t Create Much Innovation/The Myth of Basic Science

Most of the time I pride myself on not having knee jerk reactions when I see things I don’t agree with. However, yesterday was different.  I couldn’t help but have an initial one to a particular tweet & the articles within it.  Yet, I knew that wasn’t the proper way to get my point across, so….here I am…working on a formal rebuttal just for a weekend kick & change of pace.  Tangible, yet endeavoring to set my own emotion aside until the final strike about what triggered such a reaction.

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