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The Legislative Process

How a bill becomes law in Maryland:

http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/07leg/html/proc.html#1

Identifying your legislators:

http://mdelect.net/

The Maryland Legislator’s Handbook:

 The MD Legislator's Handbook

Advocacy

NASW on Advocacy

http://www.socialworkers.org/advocacy/default.asp

Tools for Health Advocates:

Includes information for phoning, writing or emailing your elected official. 
http://www.familiesusa.org/resources/tools-for-advocates/tips/index.html

Media (Radio) Advocacy:

http://www.familiesusa.org/resources/tools-for-advocates/guides/radio-guide.html

Health-related advocacy organizations and information

Alliance for Health Reform - http://www.allhealth.org/

American Society on Aging - http://www.asaging.org/index.cfm

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs - http://www.amchp.org/

Baltimore Community Voices - http://www.communityvoices.org/Community.aspx?ID=5

Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured - http://www.kff.org/about/kcmu.cfm

Maryland Healthcare for the Homeless - http://www.hchmd.org/

Maryland Health Care for All Coalition - http://www.healthcareforall.com/HTML1.phtml

Medicare Rights Center - http://www.medicarerights.org/

National Alliance for Hispanic Health - http://www.hispanichealth.org/

National Coalition of Mental Health Professionals and Consumers - http://www.thenationalcoalition.org/

National Healthcare Consumer Advocacy Group - http://www.familiesusa.org/

National Healthcare for the Homeless Council - http://www.nhchc.org/

Universal Health Care Action Network - http://www.uhcan.org/

General Advocacy & Legislative Links:

Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now - www.acorn.org

Maryland Budget and Tax Policy Institute - www.marylandpolicy.org

Maryland General Assembly - http://mlis.state.md.us/

National Priorities Project - www.natprior.org

Project Vote Smart - http://www.vote-smart.org/

The Advocacy Project (Global) - http://www.advocacynet.org/

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