Write a letter to your state member of the Legislature or a Member of Congress from your state regarding a national or state health policy.
For pending bills:
students:should utilize web references provided in the text and/or Associations such as the American Nurses Association (ANA): Nurses World.
From the ANA homepage, the student can link to the Government Affairs page and search current legislation.
The letter must be:
in support of or in opposition to a current piece of legislation;
one page, using a standard letter format;
addressed properly to the student’s member of Congress or State Legislator;
members of Congress, NJ 7th – Leonard Lance (R)
State Legislators (R) Senator Michael J. Doherty, Assemblyman John DiMaio, Assemblyman Erik Peterson
include an additional one-page policy document (brief) that summarizes the student’s rationale for support or opposition;
include at least two scholarly references, in APA format, that support the student’s position and include a concise overview of the rationale.