You shouldn’t have to be a political insider to be part of the legislative session. To help you participate more effectively, we put together a guide on how to share your opinion, defined some commonly used terms and broke down the process of how a bill becomes a law.

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How to participate

Elected officials are casting the actual votes to change or adopt laws, but you’re who they’re representing. Play your part in the legislative process by sharing your opinion on issues in your community, pending legislation and more. We’ll show you how in these guides.

How a bill becomes a law