How To Get Congress To Give You $240 Billion
In this program, IEEE-USA's Senior Legislative Representative for Grassroots Activities, Russ Harrison, discusses the intersection between public policy and engineering.
In 2009, Congress focused on engineers and technology more than at any other point during the past 50 years, perhaps ever. Your elected officials have been debating major changes to US policy in fields that employ or affect IEEE members including energy, space, education, intellectual property law, immigration, and broadband. This attention gives us, as professionals, opportunities, but also poses risks. Learn what IEEE-USA is doing in Washington to try to make sure Congress gets it right. And learn some simple things that you can do to influence your own elected officials.