The letter below is from Sen. Roland Burris (D-IL) to a Vote Hemp supporter in reply to a letter asking him to become a sponsor for the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2009.
Sen. Roland Burris (D-IL)
If you receive a reply from one of your elected representatives please email a copy of it to us at email@example.com. It will help with our lobbying efforts to know the contents of these letters. We will not publish your name or address and hold them in confidence.
April 3, 2009
Thank you very much for contacting my office to express your views. I will take your opinions and concerns into consideration as we debate these issues in the United States Senate and address challenges facing Illinois and the nation.
The constituents of Illinois are of the utmost importance to me, and it is an honor to work on your behalf by representing you in the United States Senate.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact my Washington, DC office. Again, thank you and I am honored to serve you in the United States Senate.
Roland W. Burris
United States Senator