The Iowa Catholic Conference has created resources to help educate Catholics as they participate in the public discussion about policy and law that affects the state of Iowa. Understanding the basics of the legislative process and how to communicate with legislators is an important part of insuring our participation is effective and relevant.

  • Lobbying Basics
    This document provides guidance on exercising your right as a citizen of Iowa to personally lobby your legislator(s) and make your views known.  A map of the capitol, including the senate and house chambers (2nd floor) is included.
  • How a Bill Becomes a Law
    This link provides you information from the Legislative Services Agency on how a bill becomes a law in Iowa.