NeurosurgeryPAC Continues Fundraising and Candidate Support
NeurosurgeryPAC thanks our supporters for contributing this year, especially during this time of crisis and uncertainty. As of August 3, the PAC has raised $109,982 in contributions from 87 neurosurgeons across the country. All funds contributed to NeurosurgeryPAC help advance organized neurosurgery’s legislative and regulatory agenda.
As the second quarter came to a close, NeurosurgeryPAC made the following additional contributions to the following members of Congress and candidates who support organized neurosurgery’s policy priorities. Candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives include Reps. Andy Barr (R-Ky.); Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.); Michael Burgess, MD, (R-Texas); Andy Harris, MD, (R-Md.); John Katko (R-N.Y.); Raul Ruiz, MD, (D-Calif.); Fred Upton, (R-Mich.); and candidates Bill Clifford, MD, (R-Kan.); John Cowan, MD, (R-Ga.); and Rich McCormick, MD, (R-Ga.). NeurosurgeryPAC also contributed to Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.). Finally, NeurosurgeryPAC contributed to the Across the Aisle PAC, PAC Unitatis, Republican Main Street Partnership PAC, Tuesday Group PAC and the Value in Electing Women PAC.
NeurosurgeryPAC’s board of directors understands that due to COVID-19, neurosurgeons face challenging economic pressures. The board nevertheless encourages neurosurgeons to contribute to NeurosurgeryPAC, which is easier than ever. To make your 2020 contribution, use the online donation option at MyAANS.org, go to the PAC’s online fundraising website or text “AANSPAC” to 71777.
NeurosurgeryPAC is a nonpartisan political action committee and does not base its decisions on party affiliation, but instead focuses on the voting records and campaign pledges of candidates. Click here for more information about NeurosurgeryPAC, including the current list of donors, candidates receiving NeurosurgeryPAC support and more about the PAC in action.
Editor’s Note: AANS members who are citizens of the United States and pay dues or have voting privileges may contribute to NeurosurgeryPAC, as may AANS candidate members. All contributions must be drawn on personal accounts and any corporate contributions to NeurosurgeryPAC will be used for administrative expenses and other activities permissible under federal law. Contributions are not tax-deductible. Federal law requires NeurosurgeryPAC to use its best efforts to collect and report the name, mailing address, occupation and the name of the employer of every individual whose contributions exceed $200 in a calendar year.