YOUR 2014 LEGISLATIVE SESSION RESOURCE
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government consisting of two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives. The Congress meets in Washington, D.C. Both representatives (serving two-year terms) and senators (serving six-year terms) are chosen through direct election, though vacancies in the Senate may be filled by a gubernatorial appointment. Congress has 535 voting members (435 Representatives and 100 Senators). A complete list of education staffer contact information for each North Carolina United States Senator and House of Representative can be found here
Visitclerk.house.gov for official House information, House Floor Proceedings, news, archives, history and more.
The United States Senate website, www.senate.gov, allows you to locate Committee Hearings, find bill numbers and access multiple publications. The site provides a complete directory of Senators and Committees, legislation and records.
In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, this site (thomas.loc.gov) provides legislative information from the Library of Congress as provided under the leadership of the 104th Congress, who wished to make federal legislative information freely available to the public. THOMAS offers information regarding bills and resolutions, activity in congress, congressional records, schedules and calendars, committee information, presidential nominations, treaties, government resources, as well as information for teachers.Click here for more information.
NCASA is the state affiliate for the American Association of School Administrators (AASA). The AASA's Legislative Action Center provides members with important legislative information, including talking points on the reauthorization of the Elementary Secondary and Education Act (ESEA) and other federal policy issues. Visitwww.aasa.org/LegislativeActionCenter.aspxfor more information.