The Center for Governmental Studies (CGS) is an American non-profit, nonpartisan organization founded in 1983. It creates innovative political and media solutions to help individuals participate in their communities and governments, and empowers citizens to become more engaged in their communities, state and local governments. CGS identifies policy problems, conducts factual and legal research, builds consensus for reforms, drafts model laws, shapes public opinion, educates the public and communicates with elected and opinion leaders.
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