Know what’s happening at the Capitol and around state government with Hannah News’ online tools and time-savers.
Know the status of your bills
One of our primary features, keeping users informed about the movement of bills through the legislature, is achieved several ways. Information about legislation is housed on each bill page, and alerts are emailed nightly to keep our customers in the know and on-point.
Gain insight into all aspects of state government
Hannah News products focus on particular realms of state government to save customers time and get them the information they need fast. Specific publications delve into education topics, health and human-services issues and nonprofit news.
Keep up on government-related news
Read news headlines from outlets around the state on Hannah News’ homepage or have them pushed to you automatically. Click on the link provided to read the story in its entirety.
Be informed about fund-raisers and meetings
Our websites catalog the important events, meetings and fund-raising opportunities publicized by Representatives, Senators and state departments within the four states covered by Hannah News.
Become familiar with the legislators
Personal, contact and political information is available throughout our websites on each state Senator and Representative. Find out which bills they have introduced throughout their career in state government and even see who their legislative and administrative aides are and contact them in a snap.
Stay in the know about the top stories each week
Tell our system the categories or key words that you need to follow in the newspapers and online publications, and we’ll send you clips several times a day, if that’s what you need. Only want one daily or weekly update? That’s fine – we can do that, too.
Receive real-time updates on schedule changes
Don’t waste time traveling to committee meetings that have taken your bill(s) off their agendas or changed meeting venues. Keep abreast of new developments and with Hannah News’ automated alerts.
Be advised regarding editors and publications
Get access to media outlets and sort them according to whom you need to reach to get your message out to the public. See which editors you should contact and when their deadlines are, too.
Be aware of state lobbyists
Check out who advocates for which entities with our annual publication, and know when people move on from one employer to another with our handy desk-reference.
See the latest bill introductions
See all the bills that have been introduced during the day or week by logging on to the Hannah News system any time. Or, users can read the day’s synopsis of bill actions each evening in their emailed update.
Get the big picture
We understand that you might not need all the hairy details about state government, but you do need to keep one eye on the developments at the Capitol. Hannah News has you covered with quick, easily-read weekly and daily updates.
In Ohio and Illinois, input your bills into our system with one click; and you’ll know about the times and dates of their committee meetings, see emails about changes to their statuses, and be able to place the bills on legislative updates with a click.
Written by Hannah News’ own degreed journalists, this daily newsletter is emailed each evening to customers and covers all realms of Ohio state government, including all legislative committee meetings.
Utilizing the premier software in the nation allows users to follow bills as they make their way through the legislative process in Indiana, customers can spend just three minutes on the website each week to gain hours of time updating others about relevant legislation, while staying informed about the latest Statehouse news themselves.
This product, available in Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois and Indiana, makes it a breeze to prepare legislative report cards in seconds, generate correspondence to one or all of the legislators, research an unfamiliar Senator or Representative, review House and Senate Journals, and even access news from across the state.
Ohio News Wire includes several online tools to help manage and track media mentions in the major and minor publications throughout the Buckeye State. It also acts as a guide to meetings, press conferences, and government-related events around Ohio.
Focus Education, District superintendents, treasurers, educational service center executives and local school board members stay informed about the important matters facing Ohio’s children and their schooling, as well as the topics affecting public, private and charter schools.
Similar to another weekly product from Hannah News, Capitol Monitor covers health- and human service-related subjects and utilizes the same professional journalists that produce The Hannah Report each day.
Hannah News’ Media Guide saves customers time and effort by supplying an online listing of media outlets that can be sorted by medium, region or size of market. Contact information is included for particular editors and producers, as well.
An annual desk reference for Ohio, The Book of Lobbyists is a listing of all individuals, along with their contact information, who are registered with the Joint Legislative Ethics Commission, and it includes legislative liaisons of state departments, too.
A complimentary service available to anyone in Ohio, this short email contains links to a few news stories each afternoon and may include breaking items being researched by Hannah News journalists for the nightly report.
Published in Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois and Indiana each Friday, this weekly synopsis of government-related news allows readers to know about the highlights without getting bogged down in all the details and minutia at the Capitol of each state and commonwealth.
Illinois sees so many bill introductions and actions that Hannah News sends a nightly wrap-up of the day’s legislative and executive actions. Plus, they’re all included in one email to keep users organized.