Opportunities for Advocacy in the Legislative Branch

  • Christopher P. McCoyEmail author
  • Lyle B. Dennis
  • Mark Liebow


To take action on your concerns, you will need to build on what you learned in Chap. 2 about the basics of the how the legislative and regulatory processes work broadly and develop an understanding of how you can influence those processes. Specifically, in this chapter, we will discuss how to influence the actions being taken in Congress so that you can affect the decision about funding and authorization for Federal programs you care about (such as Title VII/VIII).


Physician Assistant Legislative Process Conference Committee Budget Proposal Unanimous Consent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher P. McCoy
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lyle B. Dennis
    • 2
  • Mark Liebow
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of Hospital Internal Medicine, Department of MedicineMayo Clinic, RochesterRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Cavarocchi Ruscio Dennis AssociatesWashingtonUSA
  3. 3.General Internal Medicine, Mayo Foundation for Medical EducationRochesterUSA

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