Decisions made in Sacramento, Washington D.C. and at city hall touch the lives of taxpayers, homeowners, and Lakewood residents. But keeping abreast of developments can be a challenge.
Contacting your state or federal legislators and tracking a piece of legislation online may sound like assignments out of a civics class . . . but it’s easily within everyone’s reach.
If you're looking for your state of federal legislator or are intrigued by a piece of legislation under consideration in Sacramento or Washington D.C., the Internet can give you a ringside seat on what goes into making the laws that will shape the future of the state and the nation.
Legislative Analyst's Office - The Legislative Analyst's Office has been providing fiscal and policy advice to the state legislature for more than 55 years. It is known for its fiscal and programmatic expertise and nonpartisan analyses of the state's budget.
State Capitol Museum – While the State Capitol Museum offers a virtual tour of the building itself, the real substance is inside the "Citizens' Guide" section.