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MLA Advocacy & Policy

The Medical Library Association supports access to the world’s health sciences information to facilitate informed health care decisions. The Governmental Relations Committee and the Joint MLA/AAHSL Legislative Task Force both have responsibility for addressing national information issues and policies of importance to the health sciences library community.

Find further information, updates and links to relevant topics on MLA's website.

 

Latest News

115th Congress

Contact Your Representatives

The 115th Congress was sworn in on January 3, 2107 and will soon get to work on several topics of interest to NAHSL members. You can make your voice heard by contacting your Congressional delegation using the links below.

Connecticut

House

John B. Larson (D – Dist. 1)

  • Ways and Means Comm.

Joe Courtney (D - Dist. 2)

  • Armed Services Comm.
  • Education and the Workforce Comm.

Rosa L. DeLauro (D - Dist. 3)

  • Appropriations Comm.

Jim Himes (D - Dist. 4)

  • Financial Services Comm.
  • Intelligence Comm.

Elizabeth Esty (D - Dist. 5)

  • Science, Space, and Technology Comm.
  • Transportation Comm.
  • Veterans' Affairs Comm.

Senate

Richard Blumenthal (D)

  • Veterans' Affairs Comm.
  • Judiciary Comm.
  • Armed Services Comm.
  • Commerce, Science, and Transportation Comm.

Christopher Murphy (D)

  • Appropriations Comm.
  • Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Comm.
  • Foreign Relations Comm.
  • Democratic Steering and Outreach Comm.

Maine

House

Chellie Pingree (D - Dist. 1)

  • Appropriations Comm.

Bruce Poliquin (R - Dist. 2)

  • Financial Services Comm.
  • Veterans' Affaris Comm.

Senate

Susan M. Collins (R)

  • Special Committee on Aging
  • Appropriations Comm.
  • Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Comm.
  • Intelligence Comm.

Angus S. King, Jr (I)

  • Rules and Administration Comm.
  • Intelligence Comm.
  • Armed Services Comm.
  • Budget Comm.
  • Energy and Natural Resources Comm.

Massachusetts

House

Richard E. Neal (D - Dist. 1)

  • Ways and Means Comm.

James McGovern (D - Dist. 2)

  • Agriculture Comm.
  • Rules Comm.

Nikki Tsongas (D - Dist. 3)

  • Armed Services Comm.
  • Natural Resources Comm.

Joseph P. Kennedy III (D - Dist 4)

  • Energy and Commerce Comm.

Katherine Clark (D - Dist. 5)

  • Appropriations Comm.

Seth Moulton (D - Dist. 6)

  • Armed Services Comm.
  • Budget Comm.

Michael E. Capuano (D - Dist. 7)

  • Financial Services Comm.
  • Transportation Comm.

Stephen F. Lynch (D - Dist. 8)

  • Financial Services Comm.
  • Oversight and Government Comm.

William Keating (D - Dist. 9)

  • Foreign Affairs Comm.
  • Homeland Security Comm.

Senate

Edward J. Markey (D)

  • Foreign Relations Comm.
  • Commerce, Science, and Transportation Comm.
  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship Comm.
  • Environment and Public Works Comm.
  • Climate Change Clearninghouse Comm.
  • Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming

Elizabeth Warren (D)

  • Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Comm.
  • Helath, Education, Labor, and Pensions Comm.
  • Special Committee on Aging, Energy and Natural Resources Comm.

New Hampshire

House

Carol Shea-Porter (D - Dist. 1)

  • Armed Services Comm.
  • Education and the Workforce Comm.

Ann Kuster (D - Dist. 2)

  • Agriculture Comm.
  • Verterns' Comm.

Senate

Margaret Wood Hassan (D)

  • Hoeland Security and Government Affairs Comm.
  • Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Comm.
  • Commerce, Science, and Transportation Comm.
  • Joint Economic Comm.

Jeanne Shaheen (D)

  • Foreign Relations Comm.
  • Appropriations Comm.
  • Armed Services Comm.
  • Small Business Comm.

Rhode Island

House

David Cicilline (D - Dist. 1)

  • Foreign Affairs Comm.
  • Judiciary Comm.

Jim Langevin (D - Dist. 2)

  • Armed Services Comm.
  • Homeland Security Comm.

Senate

Jack Reed (D)

  • Appropriations Comm.
  • Armed Services Comm.
  • Banking, Housing, and Urban Affaris Comm.
  • Intelligence Comm.

Sheldon Whitehouse (D)

  • Budget Comm.
  • Environment and Public Works Comm.
  • Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Comm.
  • Judiciary Comm.

 

Vermont

House

Peter Welch (D)

  • Energy and Commerce Comm.
  • Oversight and Government Comm.

Senate

Patrick J. Leahy (D)

  • Appropriations Comm.
  • Judiciary Comm.
  • Agrictulture, Nutrition and Forestry Comm.
  • Rules and Administration Comm.

Bernard Sanders (I)

  • Environment and Public Works Comm.
  • Energy and Natural Resources Comm.
  • Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Comm.
  • Budget Comm.
  • Veterans' Affaris Comm.
  • Joint Economic Comm.


U.S. Capitol Building By David Maiolo (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

Government Relations

Govt. Relations Committee, 2014-2016

Gary Atwood, Chair
gatwood@uvm.edu

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