Contact Members of Congress

To ensure science agencies receive robust funding and federal policies are aligned behind securing faster medical and public health progress, your representatives in Congress need to hear from you. Click on the links and “Take Action” buttons below and follow the steps to contact your elected officials and encourage them to fight for robust support of science, fast-paced medical progress, and advances in public health!

Your actions make a difference! In the last year over 7,300 emails have been sent to members of Congress urging the importance of funding for research. 

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Make the case for Pandemic preparedness

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it even more clear the threats we all face from public health challenges. Take a moment to use this editable email to make the case to your Members of Congress that countless public health threats, like those covered in these fact sheets, do not stop in a pandemic and that it is essential to equip our nation’s health and research agencies with the resources needed to speed faster medical, scientific, and public health progress.


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We have health challenges in this country that science will provide answers for if given the chance and we haven't given science that opportunity
Mary Woolley, President and CEO, Research!America