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Public Policy Analysis: The Players

Interest Groups

Political Advocacy Groups: A Directory of United States Lobbyists. Alphabetical listing.

National Special Interest Groups. From Project Vote Smart. Arranged by areas of interest; includes descriptions and ratings if available. Useful, although certainly not complete.

Lobbyists

Lobbying Database. Search by name for a company, lobbying firm or individual lobbyist; search for the total spending by a particular industry; view the interests that lobbied a particular government agency; or search for lobbying on a general issue or specific piece of legislation. From OpenSecrets.org.

Congress

Proquest Congressional Search: Members. Information on members of Congress. Personal information, bills sponsored, voting. Rutgers-restricted access

Proquest Congressional Search: Committees. Find Congressional Committee rosters and schedules. Rutgers-restricted access

Roll Call Votes. How they voted

Voterama in Congress: Congressional Voting Records. State by state listing of how members voted on key legislation.

Key Interest Groups Rate U.S. House Members on 2011 Voting Records. From Voterama in Congress.

U.S. House

U.S. Senate

The Courts

United States Courts Includes a directory of Federal Courts; Guide to Understanding the Federal Courts; Biographical Directory of Judges; and statistical information.

U.S. Supreme Court Includes docket, oral arguments, transcripts, opinions, and biographies of current justices.

Supreme Court Briefs Merit and Amicus briefs that have been filed relating to cases under review by the Supreme Court.

New Jersey Legislature

New Jersey Legislative Roster. Member information; votes by bill and votes by subject.
New Jersey Senate Committees
New Jersey Assembly Committees