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School of Social Work: Social Policy: Government and Legislation: State, Federal, International

Contents support the study of social policy done in SWK 310 and MSW 810, 820

International Policy Resources

State Legislature Resources

Chp 14: State and Local Government

"Controversial national policy decisions by lawmakers and justices tend to grab headlines and dominate social media, while state and local government matters often evoke less enthusiasm. Yet, if we think about which level of government most directly affects us on a daily basis, it is undoubtedly the level closest to us, including our city, county, school districts, and state government. "

National Conference of State Legislatures Bill Tracking Database

"Find the most comprehensive and complete 50-state information in NCSL's searchable bill tracking databases. Select a topic listed below to find complete bill information. The status of bills listed in these databases is updated every week. Search by subtopics, year, status (e.g., pending, enacted, to governor, etc.) or enter keywords to identify bills."