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Author: Kathleen Merrigan, Ph.D.

Introduction

You will have two letter assignments for this course. Think carefully about the people and issues you choose to write about as you may be lucky enough to get a response! The letter writing assignments are described below, followed by examples of letters sent by students in previous policy classes.

Letter 1

Write a letter addressed to your congressional or state representative on an issue of your choosing. We will share our letters and then mail them together following class.

Letter 2

Write a letter addressed to a federal agency on a proposed rule of your choosing.