Public Policy

Idaho's Congressional Delegates

Idaho State Legislature



Idaho State Legislature
Idaho State Capitol
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID   83720-0038 (House) or 83720-0081 (Senate)

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Local: (208) 332-1000
Toll Free: (800) 626-0471
Fax: (208) 334-5397
Hearing Impaired: (800) 626-0471


Sites to Watch

Alliance for Justice
A national association of environmental, civil rights, mental health, women's, children's and consumer advocacy organizations which works to advance the cause of justice for all Americans, strengthen the public interest community's ability to influence public policy, and foster the next generation of advocates. They have several helpful publications on federal law and nonprofit lobbying and election year activities. 

Center for Effective Government
An important federal policy resource including current legislative updates and position papers. OMB Watch concentrates on five main areas: budget and government performance issues; regulatory and government accountability; information for democracy and community; nonprofit advocacy; and nonprofit policy and technology.

Center on Budget & Policy Priorities
A nonpartisan research organization and policy institute that conducts research on a range of government policies and programs, with an emphasis on those affecting low- and moderate-income people.

Economic Policy Institute
A nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that seeks to broaden the public debate about strategies to achieve a prosperous and fair economy.

Independent Sector
A nonpartisan leadership network for nonprofits, foundations, and corporate giving programs committed to advancing the common good in America and around the world.

National Council of Nonprofits
The National Council informs nonprofits about legislation and regulation affecting the nonprofit sector and about ways to get involved in advocacy efforts. In addition, the National Council actively participates in coalitions and campaigns at the state and national level, and works to increase the role of nonprofits in the policy process.

National Priorities Project
The National Priorities Project helps the public understand and shape the federal budget to meet community needs by providing: analysis of critical budget issues, state and local data, and tools for local action.

Understanding the Federal Budget

Federal Budget Process
From the National Council of Nonprofits

Federal Budget Components and Process
From Independent Sector