Helpful Links

Links and Apps

Congressman Levin's Contact Info: 


49th District Action Council

Information hub for multiple groups across the 49th district.  
Link:  https://www.swingsocalleft.org/49th-district-action-council/

Rogan's List

Susan G. Rogan, a retired university librarian who is an information and fact-checking geek. Between Facebook, Twitter, and email, she gathers action items during the day and then post the list in the evening.  
Link:  http://roganslist.blogspot.com/

OpenSecrets.org

Website that shows fundraising data for each Congressional Representative. See the information on the 49th District race.


Resources for tracking congress:

  • For a daily update on actions by Congress, subscribe to Rogan's List.

  • Alerts on all of the bills going through Congress: sign up for Govtrack.us alerts (tracks bills being introduced, going to committee, and if they don’t die there, being brought to the floor for a vote).

  • MegaVote is a great place to get a summary of how your Representative and two Senators are voting. Sign up for alerts here.

Swingleft.org

Control of the House in 2018 will be decided by a handful of Swing Districts, places where the last election was decided by a thin margin. Find your closest Swing District and join its team to learn about actionable opportunities to support progressives—and defeat Republicans—in that district, no matter where you live. We can stop Trump and the GOP agenda by working together NOW.
Link:  https://swingleft.org/

Countable. Your government, made simple.

An app that gives clear, concise summaries of bills going through Congress, see what others think, then take action. Telling your reps how you feel is easier than ever with email and now video messages. Make your democracy more responsive!
Link:  https://www.countable.us

Resource for Less-Biased Political News

For more neutral media coverage on politics, check out Media Bias Checklist. Notice that major media outlets are biased towards the right or left.