We will continue to add resources to this toolkit as needed. If you would like to suggest advocacy resources for this toolkit, please contact Director of Advocacy Robert Broome.
The General Assembly is the lawmaking body of the State of North Carolina. Similar to the United States Congress, the legislature is divided into two houses (or chambers)—the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Meeting in-person with your elected officials is an effective way to talk about the issues impacting your business and profession and lay the groundwork for long-term change.
Seeing a bill through its long and lonely journey is exactly why grassroots advocates like you are vital. Keeping your legislators informed about policy issues important to you helps a bill maintain momentum in order to become law.
A look at the NC General Assembly! Learn more about the structure of our state government.
Visit this page to learn more about the structure of our state government.
5 HELPFUL TIPS FOR MEETING WITH LEGISLATORS
Here are a few tips to help you have a productive meeting with your legislator.
OF A BILL
We’ve created a brief primer on the lawmaking process of the North Carolina General Assembly!