In this assignment I want you to find out who represents you in both the U.S. Congress and the Texas Legislature. Then I want you to do a little research on each of them and find out what their legislative priorities are. What committees do they serve on? What types of legislation do they support or oppose?
You can begin you search by clicking here, the “who represents me?” page in the Texas Legislature’s website.
I’m giving the same assignment to both 2305 and 2306 in order for us to get a feel for the similarities and differences between the national and statewide offices. I’m especially interested in the way that members on each level of government approach their jobs differently. If you are in 2305 focus on federal office holders, if you are in 2306, focus on state and local ones.
150 word minimum – but feel free to write as much as you want.