Comprehensive, Accurate Legislative Coverage
LOLA’s comprehensive bill tracking system includes summaries of every bill filled, links to bill text, amendments (proposed, committee, floor and striker amendments), fact sheets and fiscal notes, vote tallies, committee hearing agendas, calendar schedules, attendance records, daily floor action and adjournment/reconvening notices.
Powerful Bill Tracking Features
Create and manage unlimited bills on customized lists, view scheduled hearings, calendars and a complete history of each bill on a tracking list, add/edit public and private comments, and generate personalized reports for clients and associates.
Exclusive Bill Summaries
LOLA provides exclusive summaries of every bill introduced and re-summarized as it moves through the process to the governor. You can review summaries since your last visit, and add bills of interest to your tracking and support/oppose list.
Automatic Daily Alerts and Hot List Emails
New bill action, hearing notices, calendars and votes on your bills are updated and posted on LOLA’s homepage throughout the day. Use the Hot List service to enter a list of critical bills and be notified by pager, email or PDA of scheduled action for your top-priority bills.
Personalized Printed Reports
Generate custom reports in a variety of formats, including progress bar charts and grid format. Personalize reports by selecting information you’d like to include, and add your firm or organization’s name without internet headers or frames. Upgrade to WebReports and create web-based reports of tracked bills that your clients and associates can access online.
Legislator Voting Profiles & Analysis Tool
Check a legislator’s voting history by all votes, votes on particular bills or votes by ARS subject. View a particular bill’s vote detail and sort by legislator’s name, party or yes/no vote. Friends & Foes voting analysis tool compares how legislators vote for or against bills you support or oppose and display the results in an easy-to-read bar graph.
Search bills by short title or search the full text of all or any bill versions, amendments, fact sheets and fiscal notes. Full-text search highlights the word(s) when found. Searchable by ARS subject or use the ARS Title filter to restrict search results to specific areas.
Advancing Seven-Day Calendar
Each morning check your personal calendar on LOLA’s front page to see which of your bills have been scheduled for the next seven days. Click on the hearing or calendar link and view live video-feed coverage.
Easy Communication with Legislators
Send emails to legislators from LOLA’s email forum. Email entire committees, caucuses or all members. Also create and save email lists for your selected clients or by subject.
Share comments with your associates about bills of interest by creating forums from a list of all bills. Generate conversation threads and post replies, receive emails when a new comment has been posted and view comments in PDF format for printing. (Available to Enterprise Account users only.)
True Multi-User Support
Multiple users in the same organization can share an account even if they are in different physical locations. Information entered by one user is immediately available to all users on the same account. Tracking lists can be opened for editing by anyone on the account or can be restricted so only the list creator can make changes.
LOLA’s exclusive News Notes features current news from the House and Senate floor, plus political and public policy news year round. A continually updated list of governor’s appointments gives you name, committee and confirmed status. View important session deadlines, phone and fax number of legislators, as well as links to Arizona Capitol Times, Yellow Sheet Report and AZlobbyists.com.
Elections & Candidates
LOLA offers biographical sketches of every candidate for state, legislative or congressional office based on interviews conducted by our reporters that include their views on campaign issues. Create and print lists of candidates alphabetically, by office, by district or by party. Information is archived and searchable for recent election years.