How to Talk to Your Public Officials
Plan an In-District Meeting. At various points during the year, members of Congress venture home to the communities that put them in office. It’s a time for elected officials to meet with their constituents and hear from people who feel the impact of decisions made in Washington. In fact, face-to-face meetings are one of the best ways to remind lawmakers that it's their job to serve the public. For a detailed, step-by-step tutorial on how to set up a meeting and then what to say and do, go to Free Press.
GovTrack.us is an independent website tracking the status of legislation in the United States Congress and helping you participate in your national legislature. You can also find your Senators and Congressman on this site. Each year, GovTrack.us compiles all of their statistics into a report card for each Member of Congress. You can also follow GovTrack.us on Twitter.