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LEAD - Legislative Education & Advocacy Development Guide

This guide was developed for the LEAD Program

Policy & Law Page

In addition to the Illinois and Federal resources listed here and the databases provided, be sure to explore the Communities of Practice page since it offers links to several very large information portals.

Illinois Legislative Research Sources

Illinois Government and Legislative Watch and Reporting Groups

The Legislative Research Unit (LRU) was established in 1937 to provide object research for members of the Illinois General Assembly and their staffs. Several key publications are available to the public on this page.  http://www.ilga.gov/commission/lru/lru_home.html

Topic areas include: Business Regulation, Criminal Law, Education, Families, Government, General Assembly, Health and Safety, Revenue, Transportation.

Government- National

Multi-regional & States

Policy Links

Policy Databases

Government - National