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Follow instructions carefully: I live in Homestead, Florida. county Miami Dade. Sample letter is being attached. grading eval is being attached. Thank you.


Identify

which two senators represent your state(

FLORIDA

) and who the congressional representative is for the district you live in. Of these three, who do you feel would be most sympathetic to your health policy issue?

Health Policy issue:

Prescription drug Abuse


Write

a 570-word petition letter to your senator or congressional representative regarding a health policy bill you would like to propose to address your selected health policy issue.


Include

the following in your letter:

Identify who you are and who you represent.

Clearly define the issue that needs to be addressed, providing evidence that establishes the sense of urgency to take action.

Layout your proposal for legislation that will address the issue.

Provide at least two strong arguments that could persuade your senator or representative to support and hopefully introduce your proposal as a bill into the legislative process.

Utilize the articles you selected in prior weeks to support your proposal.

Research at least one opposing argument by locating academic articles using the University Library and provide a detailed response to your opposition’s argument.

If there is currently any active legislation that would negatively affect your selected issue, identify the legislation and explain why your senator or representative should vote against its passage.

Close out your letter by addressing how your proposed legislation may influence outcomes.


Utilize

Box 44-2: Sample Letter/E-Mail to a Policymaker located on p. 396 in Ch. 44 of Policy & Politics as a guide.


Cite

and

reference

using APA guidelines.

 Follow instructions carefully: I live in Homestead, Florida. county Miami Dade. Sample letter is being attached. grading eval is being attached. Thank you. Identify which two senators represent you
Week 6: Petition Letter Content: 3.5 points possible Points possible Points earned Comments Clearly defines the issue that needs to be addressed and includes evidence that establishes the sense of urgency to take action. 1.5 Provides an appropriate argument and evidence of the supportive and oppositions stances. Addresses how legislation can influence outcomes. Format: 1.5 points possible Points possible Points earned Comments Meets the minium word count. 0.5 Follows rules of grammar usage and punctuation. 0.5 Consistent with APA guidelines for formatting and citing supportive references. 0.5 Points earned/possible /5