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AAS103Countryman

A Research Course guide for African American Studies 103.04 for the class Race and Presidential Elections

POLICY OPTIONS

HOW TO FIND  FEDERAL LEGISLATION

Congress.gov

Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for
Members
of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Publishing OfficeCongressional Budget Office, and the LOC's Congressional Research Service.

H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020,
 
To
establish measure to promote law enforcement accountability, increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, enhance transparency and data collection and eliminate discriminatory policing practices.

STATE AND LOCAL POLICY OPTIONS

Access World News – Historical and Current
Search information from the past to the present with one interface to find information for research and assignments related to controversial issues, politics, the environment, health, education, science, the arts, literature, business, companies, economics, criminal justice, culture, sports and more from a variety of news media including newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, videos
and
web-only content. Included are eyewitness reports, articles, editorials, letters, and more.

STATE AND LOCAL POLICY OPTIONS

Check local Governments websites

City of Detroit
https://detroitmi.gov/

City of Ann Arbor
https://www.a2gov.org/Pages/default.aspx

When looking for 

Defund the police information use SEARCH TERMS

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