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SSW 354: Macro Social Work: Researching Advocacy Orgs & .gov Resources

Sunlight Foundation Tools: Tracking Politics

Looking for Elected Officials?

Look for your federal and state representatives:

Step 1: Find your 9-digit zip code.  Don't know it?  Don't worry, Look Up A Zipcode on the United States Potal Service website.

Step 2: Find your elected officials using Project Vote Smart

Massachusetts Government

Looking for state agencies in Massachusetts?  Then Mass.Gov is going to be where you start.  Looking for a different state?  All governmental sites should end with ".gov" and are form of the state's name.   

Looking for laws or legislators in Massachusetts?  Then malegislature.gov is going to be where you search.

Get More out of Google

Use the search tips in this infographic from HackCollege to get more out of your Internet searches. For more Google tips, check out the Using Google page in this guide.

The Boston Globe