Archive for June, 2012

Preparing and Delivering Congressional Testimony, 1-day course in Washington, DC

Preparing and Delivering Congressional Testimony, 1-day course in Washington, DC

Preparing and Delivering Congressional Testimony For Agencies, Military, Businesses, NGOs, and Associations How to Prepare to Testify at Oversight, Legislation, Celebrity, CEO, and Confirmation Hearings. This course is designed to help anyone involved with preparing or delivering testimony before a congressional committee — whether working in an agency, the military, business, an NGO, or an […]

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing – 1-day course in DC

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing – 1-day course in DC

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing How to Compose Clear and Effective Reports, Letters, Email, and Memos This is the first course in our 2-course Word Workshop, offered throughout the year. The second course is Writing to Persuade. Do you need to improve your writing skills? This intensive one-day course helps you, […]

Legislative Drafting Workshop – Two separate 1-day courses in DC

Legislative Drafting Workshop – Two separate 1-day courses in DC

Legislative Drafting Workshop Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments and Advanced Legislative Drafting Our 2-day Legislative Drafting Workshop consists of two separate 1-day courses. The first day is an introduction to drafting legislation, and the second day gives a limited number of attendees the chance to draft legislation and get feedback from an experienced drafter. Day […]

Ambrose Bierce birthday: “To My Liars”

Ambrose Bierce birthday: “To My Liars”

Ambrose Bierce was born on June 24, 1842. “To My Liars” By Ambrose Bierce (Originally appeared in the Wasp, November 11, 1882) Attend, mine enemies of all degrees, From sandlot orators and sandlot fleas To fallen gentlemen and rising louts Who babble slander at your drinking bouts, And, filled with unfamiliar wine, begin Lies drowned, […]

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Advanced Legislative Strategies, 3-day course in DC

Advanced Legislative Strategies, 3-day course in DC

Advanced Legislative Strategies Floor and Conference Action. This advanced three-day course builds on the skills of those who have an understanding of the legislative process. Participants receive an in-depth examination of House and Senate operations and learn points of influence in the legislative process where they can impact and shape legislation, allowing your organization to […]

Advanced Federal Budget Process, 2-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Advanced Federal Budget Process, 2-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Advanced Federal Budget ProcessCurrent Budget Politics and the Federal Budget Process Who has the most to gain in the budgeting process? Where are you most effective? Where does your power lie in the budget process? Get an advanced understanding of the budget process. Learn how the federal budget process really works from faculty members with […]

H. Res. 683 Acknowledges Injustice of anti-Chinese Discrimination

H. Res. 683 Acknowledges Injustice of anti-Chinese Discrimination

It has been sixty-nine years since the last of the infamous Chinese Exclusion laws were repealed allowing Chinese immigrants to become U.S citizens. Today, H. Res. 683, a bipartisan resolution expressing regret for six decades of legislation targeting the Chinese people for physical and political exclusion, was passed in the House of Representatives. With the […]

How to Research and Compile Legislative Histories – Research Workshop: Legislative History, in Washington, DC

How to Research and Compile Legislative Histories – Research Workshop: Legislative History, in Washington, DC

How to Research and Compile Legislative Histories Searching for Legislative Intent Learn how to research, compile and analyze the legislative history of federal laws and statutes. Our faculty demonstrate and discuss: Federal legislative history research methodologies Various document types necessary to research and compile legislative histories including: Enacted laws Bills and resolutions Floor debates Committee […]

How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents – Research Workshop: Congressional Documents, course in Washington, DC

How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents – Research Workshop: Congressional Documents, course in Washington, DC

How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents: Going Beyond Thomas Research Workshop: Congressional Documents The Velvelettes Are you responsible for tracking legislation for your organization, finding committee hearings and reports, or searching for legislation and amendments? Do you know which online resources are most useful for your particular task? Do you need to know […]

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing – 1-day course in DC

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing – 1-day course in DC

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing How to Compose Clear and Effective Reports, Letters, Email, and Memos This is the first course in our 2-course Word Workshop, offered throughout the year. The second course is Writing to Persuade. Do you need to improve your writing skills? This intensive one-day course helps you, […]