Because elected officials make policy and budget decisions that affect nonprofit organizations and foundations, it is critical to communicate to them the unique value and role of the philanthropic sector.
Bolder Advocacy Initiative Alliance for Justice's new online resource is a comprehensive approach to training and equipping nonprofits and foundations to be effective in their work by better understanding the laws and regulations governing organizations engaging in advocacy.
Keeping Track: A guide to Recordkeeping for Advocacy Charities This Alliance for Justice (AFJ) resource, is designed to help staff, officers and board members of 501(c)(3) public charities understand how to prepare and maintain the records to comply with federal tax law by tracking lobbying activities and reporting them to the IRS.
Bill Tracker - CBIA Government Affairs Connecticut Business & Industry Association's (CBIA) Bill Tracker allows you to search for bills by number, category, or title or phrase. There is also a link to the Connecticut General Assembly Bill information for each entry.
Stateline.org A nonprofit, nonpartisan online news site that practices journalism in the public interest by reporting on emerging trends and issues in state policy and politics.
Thomas Federal Bill Tracker: In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, Thomas, a government sponsored resource, makes federal legislative information freely available to the public.