Helpful & Useful Legislative Links
Federal Resources:The White House Official site Features a virtual historical tour, history of American presidents and their families, and selected exhibits of art in the White House. U.S. Senate Official site of “the living symbol of our union of states.” Connect with Senators,and learn about Senate committees, legislation, records, art, history, and much more. U.S. House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives, 114th Congress, 2st Session: Information on the United States House of Representatives. THOMAS- US Congress on the Internet Comprehensive online journal of the US legislative process maintained by the Library of Congress, named for Thomas Jefferson. USA.gov: The US Government’s Official Web Portal Home page of the US Government’s Official Web Portal for all government transactions, services and information. U.S. Chamber of Commerce The world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions.
California State Resources:State of California The CA.gov portal serves as the front door to all State department websites, providing immediate access to major topic areas, news, hundreds of online services, and millions of pages of web content. Governor of California Homepage for Governor Brown’s site contains What’s New, Navigational links, Feature links, Updates from the Governor’s Office. California State Senate Obtain Information on Senate bills, committee information, district maps, news releases, research reports, search “Who’s Your Senator”, Capitol virtual tours, a Kid’s Corner, and more. California State Assembly Member directory, legislative calendar, committees, caucuses, and the full text of bills and upcoming legislation. California Secretary of State Office The Secretary of State’s office is comprised of nearly 500 people who are dedicated to making government more transparent and accessible in the areas of elections, business, political campaigning, legislative advocacy, and historical treasures. California Legislative Counsel Welcome to the official site for California legislative information. This site is maintained by the Legislative Counsel of California. California Legislative Analyst’s Office The office serves as the “eyes and ears” for the Legislature to ensure that the executive branch is implementing legislative policy in a cost efficient and effective manner. It is known for its fiscal and programmatic expertise and nonpartisan analyses of the state budget.
California Chamber of Commerce The California Chamber of Commerce is the largest, broad-based business advocate working at the state and federal level to influence government action.
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