Certainly, I will look into this matter.
Several years ago I served on the executive board of a legislative advocacy group, MITA, which was formerly the Chemical Industry Council of MD. (This was , of course, before "chemical" became a bad word.)
As such, I will seek recommendations from both the legislative committee chair and our lobbyist.
Additionally, ACC should be helpful on the national level.
I left the following comment in regards to "9/12 March"
"Today is a day not too dissimilar to the days which follow Christmas. All the efforts in preparation of this day have been expended seemingly with one great surge of adrenalin. The talking heads are making their rounds in every venue to marginalize the 9/12 event, here again, in a manner not too dissimilar to the Christ deniers and other out spoken atheists who refuse to give any sacred observance a break.
On our return to the Hilton, my brain latched onto a well coined phrase; E Pluribus Unum. I was one of many in a day well spent. I feared, however, that if our demonstrated effort would in any way subside we would lose this day and ultimately our American Culture."
My wife continues to ask, "what is next"(on the agenda).
Never the less, we are not sitting around waiting for the sky to fall or attempting to pick-up all of the pieces as they fall, or whatever.
Letters continue to be composed and are mailed nearly weekly to a targeted group of Senators and/or Congress(wo)men. Our postage expense is approaching car payment proportions.
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