Get Informed

Local governments play a critical role in science-related policy issues, including those with global implications. Often, however, scientists and engineers are more informed about the national and international policy questions than about decisions being made at the local level. Learning about the role of local decision-making and the possibilities of local action will help you more effectively engage in your community to impact issues you care about.

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