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Legislative


Purpose: 

The purpose of the Legislative Committee is to provide information and
assistance to American Legion Au
xiliary members to advocate for the legislative agenda
of The American Legion. Standing Rule #5, National Committees – Mission Outreach 
Visit The American Legion’s Legislative Website at www.legion.org/legislativeto
keep current on legislative priorities.

  • The site contains the Legion’s legislative priority sheets and point papers, available for download. The priority/drop sheets outline the Legion’spriorities, and you can “drop” these in your elected official’s office. The point papers provide more information on the issue and the Legion’s position.

  • Host a Meet the Candidates Night — a question-and-answer session where all candidates for a specific election are invited to answer questions. It is not intended to be a debate.

  • https://member.legion-aux.org/Member/Committees/Legislative/How-to-Host-a-  

  • Sign up for Legislative Alerts: Subscribe to the Legion’s Legislative Action Alerts
    to receive notification when they call on all Legion Family members to take
    immediate action on a topic
    https://www.votervoice.net/AmericanLegion/Register

  • Contact Your Representatives: https://www.votervoice.net/AmericanLegion/Address

  • Download a copy of the ALA Legislative Advocacy Guide and follow the
    suggestions it contains to help build legislative awareness in your community.
    https://www.legion-aux.org/Member/Guides/Advocacy-Guide


    Deadlines/Important Dates:
    Year-end Reports — May 15: Department chairmen reports due via email to
    division chairmen with a copy to national chairman.
    National Award Submission Deadline: June 1. Awards form availableat https://www.legion-aux.org/National-Awards-Form.

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