BY TAYLOR BENNETT, POLICY COORDINATOR, THE HUB
Have you been wanting to keep up with what’s going on at the Capitol, but haven’t been able to tune in until now? Could you use a refresher on the basics of the legislative process? Not to worry, we’ve got you covered.
Here are a few great resources to help you catch up or get started:
- Deciphering what a bill says can feel like a foreign language. Our handy guide will help you know what you’re looking at.
- Citizen Lobbyists are vital to the legislative process. Find out how you can become a citizen lobbyist for issues that you care about.
- Public Hearings are headed our way. Here’s what you need to know.
- Understanding how bills become laws can be a little tricky. Check out this fantastic primer, by Dwayne Bartley, The Hub’s Policy Program VISTA.
Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned citizen lobbyist, your voice can change the way decisions at the Capitol are made. We hope that these guides will help you take an active role in our legislative process.
If you’d like us to create a guide to a part of the legislative process that you don’t see here, email Taylor Bennett, the Hub’s Policy Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.