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Science policy tracking by Nirav Patel, SEA (Climate Policy) Intern
Marion’s main goal is to step away from our dependence on foreign oil as it puts us in risk of foreign influence. He wants to have more energy resources within our own country. His main goal isn’t just green energy but does want the environment to be taken into consideration at least a little bit.
Marion believes the U.S. military should continue their goal in the middle east and have our military leaders have more say in what to do. He wants keep on fighting and reaching our original goal.
Marino does not want a government takeover of health care. He is against the 500 million dollars in tax increases and service cuts to citizens. He is against Carney and the government recklessly spending money.
“Congressional candidate Thomas A. Marino visits Towanda” 2/12/2010
He said he had a "personal stake" in the health care legislation being considered by Congress, because he has a 14-year-old daughter with cystic fibrosis, an incurable disease that will limit her lifespan."I don't want some bureaucrat in Washington telling me where I have to take my daughter for medical treatment, telling me 'We can't afford to spend money on her because there is no cure for her disease,'" Marino said.
Research and Development (R&D):
“Perspectives in Biology and Medicine”
Marino was a co-author of this article which emphasizes how the government should present scientific facts to the public clearly and dispassionately in order for them to understand.