Resources

Want to learn more about local legislators?

How is a bill created? What is the legislative process?

How do you learn to lobby for causes that are important to you?

How do I find others that are interested in the same things I am?

How do I get more involved?

These resources below have many of the answers and information you are seeking. If not, please contact us and we will try to to connect you with a resource or update this list to better support the needs of our members.

Legislation

Maryland General Assembly – Schedules, Legislation by Session, Budgets, etc.

How a bill becomes a law in Maryland? – Maryland General Assembly

Legislative Process: How a Senate Bill Becomes a Law

United States House of Representatives – The House Explained Legislative Process, How Laws are Made?

The Legislative Process in Congress – Video library featuring all aspects from introduction of a bill to presidential action

Anne Arundel County Council – Schedules, Upcoming Legislation, Council Information, Council Members, etc.

How Does Anne Arundel County Government work? – Overview of branches of county government, County History, County Code and more

Procedures for passing Ordinances in Anne Arundel County and laws governing county council – Anne Arundel County Charter

Legislators

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan – office of Governor Larry Hogan official Maryland government website

US Senators  Maryland – Senator Ben Cardin and Senator Chris Van Hollen, access their government web pages and contact forms from links on this official senate page

US House of Representatives Maryland – list of all 8 representatives for Maryland, their districts, their party affiliation, their committee assignment, links to each representatives personal government webpage

 

Non-governmental organizations (NGO’s)

Arundel Huddle Network – get involved with other Huddles in the region; locate resources; find events in the region featuring other huddles, education, outreach

Indivisible Guide to Education, Actions, Resources, etc

Popular Resistance – Daily resistance news and resources

Healthcare for All – working to win quality affordable healthcare for all Marylanders

Health Over Profit – Making Health the bottom line, focused on passing universal healthcare legislation

Maryland Working Families – is a grassroots independent political organization fighting for a government that represents the values and works for the needs of Maryland’s working families.