Legislative Action: Chutes & Ladders

Getting a bill passed in Sacramento, or anywhere, is a huge process. In this talk, I cover the developmental philosophy of 'fixing the world', the ups and downs of the legislative process, and managing meetings with important people. This is followed by a play by play from our legislative consultant Jim Lantry on the bill we ran in this year's cycle.

https://vimeo.com/369223050

 

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Joshua Feder, M.D. Dr. Feder's Blog

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