Yes, the politician is good, especially if he's elected. Go to the library, check on line, call a local college that has government classes, ask people who their superior is. The information has to be available somewhere, you live in a socialist state, not a police state. You're paying for the service with your taxes, you deserve to have a qualitiy service.
For the long term, consider finding out about
local IBD organizations. If there aren't any, start one. Put ads in the paper, on the internet, on bulletin boards, call the local media. Say you're starting a support group for IBD people. Then when it's well formed, it can start applying political pressure in the appropriate places to improve the services you all get.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC diagnosed 2001.
Current meds are Colazal, Azathioprine and Remicade. Completely off steroids for more than a year now! In remission since April, 2006. Remicade has been my wonder drug.
Now tapering Azathioprine, please pray for me.
"If you spend your time second-guessing your past decisions, you'll never have time to enjoy today."