Idaho RDNs Carol Julius and Lynnette Meek met with Senator Mike Crapo and Senator Jim Risch in DC on June 9th to discuss three key legislative issues – Treat and Reduce Obesity Act, Older Americans Act, and Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act. Also attending Michael Julius.
The team also met with the staff of US Representatives Mike Simpson and Raul Labrador.
We learned that Senator Crapo is on the Senate Appropriations Committee http://www.appropriations.senate.gov/ a key committee – SHOW ME THE MONEY (after a law is passed).
Carol and Lynnette encourage all Idaho Academy members to contact our Idaho Senators and Representatives to support the three key legislative issues. It just takes a minute to take this important action. Click on the link below to go to the Grassroots Manager site.