If you’re like most of our members, it’s been a few years (or decades) since you took any government courses. For a quick refresher on how plans turn into policies, check out the links below. For a fun intro to legislation, we recommend the classic “I’m Just a Bill” video from Schoolhouse Rock The segment first aired in 1975, but it’s still helpful today.

Useful Civics References

Abbreviations used in Action Alerts

If you’re receiving our daily action alerts, you’ll probably run across a few abbreviations. Here’s a list of our most frequent abbreviations:

  • ACA: Affordable Care Act
  • AG: Attorney General (Jeff Session)
  • DAPL: Dakota Access Pipeline
  • H.R.: Bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives
  • H. Res.: Simple Resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives
  • MoC: Member of Congress
  • NSC: National Security Council
  • Rep: Representative
  • Sen: Senator
  • S.: Bill introduced in the U.S. Senate
  • S. Res.: Simple Resolution in the U.S. Senate
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