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Why this issue is important to you.

Letter to Legislator.html

Helpful Links:

https://www.nursingworld.org/practice-policy/advocacy/federal/

https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative

http://www.senate.ga.gov/senators/en-US/FindyourLegislator.aspx

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/subjects/health/6130 

https://ana.aristotle.com/SitePages/issues.aspx

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/subjects/nursing/6180

Criterion

Standard

Possible Points

Actual Points

 

Identification of a current legislative issue (state or federal)

Choose a current healthcare legislative issue from the American Nurses Association (ANA) website OR from your visit to the State Capitol on GNA Day that is interesting to you.

 

Include the identification of the bill:  House of Representatives or Senate Bill name and number, state or federal bill.

Who introduced the bill, when, and status of the bill.

Includes the reason(s) you believe this is an important issue to you as a future Registered Nurse and why you chose this issue.

30  
 

Identification of an appropriate legislator

 

 

Legislator represents you as a constituent (where you live) in either the House of Representatives or Senate in the state or federal district.

 

Include your county of residence, what district the legislator represents

 

Why you chose this legislator?

 

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Letter Content

 

 

Your name.

Where you go to school, graduation date.

Why this issue is important to you.

How you feel about the issue.

Your suggestions on how to change/improve the issue.

What you want the legislator to do

30  
 

Control of Mechanics, Sentence Structure, Grammar, Spelling

 

 

20 – is generally free from errors in mechanics, usage, and sentence structure

16 – may have a few errors in mechanics, usage, and sentence structure

12 – may have some errors, but generally demonstrates control of mechanics, usage, and sentence structure

8 – major accumulation of errors in mechanics, usage, and sentence structure

4 – has serious and persistent errors in word choice, mechanics, usage, and sentence structure

20  

Total

  100