Legislative Tools

The National Conference of State Legislatures Collective Bargaining and Labor Union Legislation Database: Current legislation on labor unions and collective bargaining is available in a searchable database. You can search all collective bargaining or labor union related bills by leaving the boxes blank or select specific topics from the topic list.

Contact information for U.S. government programs, departments, and agencies compiled by USA.gov.

State Legislatures, State Laws, and State Regulations: Website Links and Telephone Numbers.  Part of LLSDC's Legislative Source Book
American Library Association
Guidelines for How to Write 

How a Bill Becomes Law from Project Vote Smart.

Through the corporate-funded American Legislative Exchange Council, global corporations and state politicians vote behind closed doors to try to rewrite state laws that govern your rights. These so-called "model bills" reach into almost every area of American life and often directly benefit huge corporations.  In ALEC's own words, corporations have "a VOICE and a VOTE" on specific changes to the law that are then proposed in your state. DO YOU?