Politics

Scientists and engineers – you should run for public office.

Scientists and engineers – you should run for public office.

Members of Congress overwhelmingly come from public service/politics, business, and law while the number of scientists and engineers serving in Congress has historically hovered around the 2% mark. As we look to the 2020 election cycle in a climate of political and environmental uncertainty, this Earth Day I am reminded that our country needs more scientists and engineers in Washington.