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Political Science 2 - Brady

Supporters and Lobbying

Find Supporters and Lobbyists

Now that you've picked a bill, how do you find out who is supporting or opposing that bill?  

1. Try searching the name of the bill in Google.  When an organization or company support or oppose a piece of legislation, they will often include information on their website.  You may have to look through several pages of Google results to find these links.  Be persistent!  

2. Search for the name of the bill in a newspaper database, such as:

3. Search for a bill, issue, or company in one of the following databases to find who is lobbying for or against a bill.