Meet Your Legislator
Seize the opportunity to shape future policies and amplify the radiology industry’s voice on Capitol Hill. The Capitol Hill Day on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 will provide a unique opportunity for radiology business professionals to meet with their respective U.S. Senators and U.S. House of Representative on Capitol Hill, to educate and raise awareness of the challenges, needs, and concerns facing the business of radiology. The last session of the day on Monday will be geared toward providing attendees with a legislative briefing to help prepare for scheduled meetings with members of Congress.
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017
Breakfast at the Capitol Hill Club
Sponsored by Thorn Run Partners
Participants will be transported and treated to breakfast at the Capitol Hill Club located less than two blocks from the United States Capitol, The Capitol Hill Club is one of the most popular gathering spots in Washington for lawmakers, government officials and other members of the political establishment.
Luggage may be stored at the nearby Thorn Run Partners offices while participants are in Washington D.C. After the meetings have ended, attendees may return either to the hotel or head to the airport via metro, taxi, Uber or Lyft services. It is recommended to fly in and out of Reagan National Airport for those participating in The Hill Day.
Scheduling an Appointment with a U.S. Congressman
Scheduling an appointment with your U.S Congressman can be accomplished in a couple of ways:
Locate your Senators and Congressional representatives at Senate.gov or House.gov
Call the U.S. Capitol Switchboard at 202-224-3121. Know the name of your House Representative prior to calling; the operators will not be able to look that information up for you.
Register to attend LEA
RN by Aug. 11, 2017, and RBMA will provide the inside track for reaching your congressman by providing you with the contact with whom you will need to set the appointment along with an email template to use.
Be sure to RSVP for the Capitol Hill Day during registration and lend your voice to RBMA’s advocacy efforts.