Advocates Are Urging Policymakers To Support Legislation Known As Ellie’s Law

Repost from Politico Influence By: CAITLIN OPRYSKO  

With help from Daniel Lippman and Megan Wilson

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FLYING IN: The Bee Foundation and the Brain Aneurysm Foundation are heading to Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Megan R. Wilson reports. Advocates are urging policymakers to support legislation known as Ellie’s Law, which would allocate $10 million per year for four years in brain aneurysm research funding at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

— The organizations have set up meetings with more than 130 congressional offices, including Sens. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.) and Reps. Sharice Davids (D-Kan.), Brian Fitzpatrick(R-Pa.), Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) and Nancy Mace (R-S.C.).