Political Action Committee (PAC)

Political Action Committee (PAC)

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AUDIOLOGY ADVOCATE | Prepare to Engage

For the better part of two years, the 2016 presidential election has captured the nation’s attention and dominated the local, state, and national news. Now that the dust has settled from this election, it’s time for the Academy to identify and pursue our legislative and regulatory priorities for the upcoming year. In addition to a new Presidential Administration, the 115th Congress will begin on January 3, 2017. As policymakers move into new roles, now is the time for the audiology community to jump into action.

Topic(s): Advocacy, audiology, Political Action Committee (PAC)

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AUDIOLOGY ADVOCATE | Academy PAC Goes Local in 2018

The Academy’s Political Action Committee (PAC) plays a key role in supporting federal advocacy initiatives. 

In 2017, the Academy was able to make contributions to congressional champions such as Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV), Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-IA), Rep. David McKinley (R-WV), and Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA), among others, at fundraising events in Washington, D.C. 

Topic(s): Advocacy, Political Action Committee (PAC), Grassroots Advocacy Network

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today May/June 2018

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AUDIOLOGY ADVOCATE | Grassroots Advocacy Is Critical During August Recess

Every August, members of Congress decamp from Washington, DC, to return to their home districts to meet with constituents and attend local events. 

Topic(s): Advocacy, Political Action Committee (PAC), PROSPER Act, Grassroots Advocacy Network

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today July/August 2018