Bay City, Michigan 48706
Front Page Photo of the Day Log-IN About us
www.mybaycity.com November 18, 2012
(Prior Story)   Groups & Non-Profits ArTicle 07585   (Next Story)
Sponsored by Copoco Community Credit Union

Can you make a call today?

November 18, 2012       Leave a Comment
By: Stacy Sawyer

Printer Friendly Story View

Make the call TODAY!
 

We need your help to preserve funding for life-saving research!

Today, advocates from a broad coalition of groups are on Capitol Hill asking Members of Congress to protect funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The advocates are telling Congress that NIH funding is a wise investment that delivers not only the latest treatments and cures for devastating diseases, but also drives economic activity and provides thousands of jobs.

But Congressional offices need to hear from YOU, their constituents, that research funding is too important to be cut.

Will you join You're the Cure and our partners during this week of action to let Congress know how important research funding is to you and the entire heart and stroke community?

Calling is easy, and you don't need to be a high-powered lobbyist or a health expert to have an impact - elected officials need and want to hear from Americans like you.

Here's how to make your call: Before the week is out call your legislators:

Representative Kildee, (202) 225-3611

Senator Levin, (202) 224-6221

Senator Stabenow, (202) 224-4822

A staff person will answer the phone. It's their job to take calls from constituents, so don't be shy! Tell that person your name, where you're calling from, and that you are counting on the Member to help protect NIH funding from impending budget cuts.

Many calls end here. However, if you'd like, you can add that:
  • The proposed cuts to NIH under sequestration would result in a loss of 33,000 jobs across our country.
  • These cuts threaten the United States' role as a leader in medical research. While we face a reduction, other countries are ramping up their investments in research.
  • NIH cuts will delay important treatments and cures for some of our nation's costliest and most devastating diseases, like heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer's disease.

    Members of Congress need to know their constituents care about NIH funding. Your quick call will make a big difference.

    Printer Friendly Story View
    Prior Article

    August 20, 2019
    by: Stephen Kent
    Dave Rogers, Author, Historian, Newsman Passes Away
    Next Article

    August 15, 2019
    by: Kathy Rupert-Mathews
    MOVIE REVIEW: "Scary Stories" -- In a Word = FUN
    Agree? or Disagree?


    Stacy Sawyer

    Stacy Sawyer is the Director of Communications for the American Heart Association. She can be reached at (989) 225-7513.

    More from Stacy Sawyer

    Send This Story to a Friend!       Letter to the editor       Link to this Story
    Printer-Friendly Story View


    --- Advertisments ---
         


    0200 Nd: 08-17-2019 d 4 cpr 0





    SPONSORED LINKS

    LOCAL LINKS
    (Ads not affiliated with Google)




    Ads By MyBayCity.com
    Historical Press - By Dave Rogers
    Purchase Your Copy Today!
    http://www.amazon.com/D.Laurence-Rogers/e/B001KCA8ZY/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_pop_1

    Ads By MyBayCity.com


    Ads By MyBayCity.com
    Begick
    http://begicknursery.com/
    Begick Nursery and Garden Center





    Designed at OJ Advertising, Inc. (V3) (v3) Software by Mid-Michigan Computer Consultants
    Bay City, Michigan USA
    All Photographs and Content Copyright © 1998 - 2019 by OJA/MMCC. They may be used by permission only.
    P3V3-0200 (1) 0   ID:Default   UserID:Default   Type:reader   R:x   PubID:mbC   NewspaperID:noPaperID
      pid:1560   pd:11-18-2012   nd:2019-08-17   ax:2019-08-21   Site:5   ArticleID:07585   MaxA: 999999   MaxAA: 999999
    CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/)