Advocacy Decision Tree: Research Tips

Some resources to help answering the questions in the decision tree.

Contacting your state and US legislators – even if this is not about legislation, staff can direct you to the appropriate office and can, in some circumstances, intervene on your behalf

Connecticut’s US Senators:

Senator Richard Blumenthal

Senator Christopher Murphy

Click here to find your Congressional Representative

To find your state legislators

go to Contacting elected officials

Other resources:

Check the US government portal for information,

Find your Connecticut municipal government on-line

Search the State of CT website

List of CT State Agencies

CT State Library – an excellent resource, get a card and get access to a lot of information

CT Legislative Library – another excellent resource, located on the fifth floor of the LOB, very friendly, helpful staff –

especially look at their research guides

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