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Public Policy Activities – Events – Resources
Missouri State House of Representatives – Track all current bills and research past legislation, locate your Representative and keep up on latest information and events in the House.
Missouri State Senate – Keep up on Senate business and events via a state calendar, search for current and past bills and link to numerous other government resources.
Missouri Budget Project – The Missouri Budget Project is a nonprofit, objective, public policy analysis organization that provides independent research on complex state policy issues and how they impact all Missourians. The Missouri Budget Project works to enhance the ability of all Missourians to participate in the public debate and ensure that advocates, policy makers and the public have the information needed to create sound fiscal policies.
National Association for the Education of Young Children– NAEYC’s public policy work at the federal, state and local levels reflects the Association’s position statements, standards for programs, standards for teacher preparation programs, and other resources as well as research and evidence from the field. Our issue-driven advocacy is conducted directly with policymakers and through technical assistance, materials and other support to our affiliates and others working on shared public policy goals and efforts.