Archive for September, 2013

Congressional Operations Briefing: Capitol Hill Workshop – How Congress Works, in Washington, DC, Sept, 17-19, 2014

Congressional Operations Briefing: Capitol Hill Workshop – How Congress Works, in Washington, DC, Sept, 17-19, 2014

Congressional Operations Briefing – Capitol Hill Workshop Intensive 3-day Congressional Operations Briefing and Seminar Congressional decision-making is driven by politics, policy and process. This engaging workshop and seminar on legislative operations provides the full Capitol Hill experience as our Washington-based experts focus on these 3 P’s. They discuss the policy-making process and the legislative agenda, […]

Recent CRS Reports – Late September 2013

Recent CRS Reports – Late September 2013

Ordering a Roll Call Vote in the Senate, CRS Report RS20199, September 9, 2013 (5-page PDF) Funding and Financing Highways and Public Transportation, CRS Report R42877, September 23, 2013 (38-page PDF) Federal Permitting and Oversight of Export of Fossil Fuels, CRS Report R43231, September 17, 2013 (20-page PDF) Reaching the Debt Limit: Background and Potential […]

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Congressional Directory 2013

Congressional Directory 2013

  Congressional Directory 2013 113th Congress, 1st Session This comprehensive directory lists members of the US Senate and House of Representatives, complete with color photos and a fold-out map of Capitol Hill. The 2013 Congressional Directory is wire-spiral bound for flat-fold reference and durability.   Member photos in full color Wire-spiral binding for easy, lay-flat […]

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Overview (CRS Report RL30465, 2007)

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Overview (CRS Report RL30465, 2007)

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act: An Overview of the Statutory Framework and U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review Decisions, CRS Report RL30465, February 15, 2007 (112-page PDF) U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Public Filings – United States Courts Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) – EPIC Foreign Intelligence Surveillance […]

Congressional Dynamics and the Legislative Process – How Congress Really Works, 1-day course in DC, Oct. 26, 2013

Congressional Dynamics and the Legislative Process – How Congress Really Works, 1-day course in DC, Oct. 26, 2013

Congressional Dynamics and the Legislative Process How Congress really works: in practice, not in theory. If your job requires you to understand, follow, and impact legislation, or if you’re new to government affairs, here’s your chance to get up to speed in one information-packed day. This course shows you: How the House and Senate differ […]

Common Sense Rules of Advocacy

Common Sense Rules of Advocacy

  Common Sense Rules of Advocacy for Lawyers A Practical Guide for Anyone Who Wants To Be a Better Advocate By Keith Evans Common Sense Rules of Advocacy for Lawyers provides tips and rules that will help anyone – lawyer or lobbyist, account executive or negotiator, parent or teacher – improve their advocacy skills in […]

Recent CRS Reports, Mid-September 2013

Recent CRS Reports, Mid-September 2013

Securing U.S. Diplomatic Facilities and Personnel Abroad: Background and Policy Issues, CRS Report R42834, September 12, 2013 (32-page PDF) Securing U.S. Diplomatic Facilities and Personnel Abroad: Legislative and Executive Branch Initiatives, CRS Report R43195, September 12, 2013 (27-page PDF) Rare Earth Elements in National Defense: Background, Oversight Issues, and Options for Congress, CRS Report R41744, […]

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Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments, 1-day course in DC, Sept. 26, 2013

Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments, 1-day course in DC, Sept. 26, 2013

  Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments A “how to” program for anyone who drafts federal legislation.   This course helps anyone draft, revise, and review bills and amendments, with lessons especially useful to those who review legislation, prepare reports, or draft legislation and other formal legislative documents. In this course our expert faculty explain the […]

Congressional Operations Briefing: Capitol Hill Workshop – How Congress Works, in Washington, DC, March 5-7, 2014

Congressional Operations Briefing: Capitol Hill Workshop – How Congress Works, in Washington, DC, March 5-7, 2014

Congressional Operations Briefing – Capitol Hill Workshop Intensive 3-day Congressional Operations Briefing and Seminar Congressional decision-making is driven by politics, policy and process. This engaging workshop and seminar on legislative operations provides the full Capitol Hill experience as our Washington-based experts focus on these 3 P’s. They discuss the policy-making process and the legislative agenda, […]

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing – 1-day course in DC, Oct. 17, 2013

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing – 1-day course in DC, Oct. 17, 2013

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing How to Compose Clear and Effective Reports, Letters, Email, and Memos Do you need to improve your writing skills? This intensive one-day course helps you, and your staff, understand the three dimensions of professional writing: organization, format and style. Our writing courses are designed for those […]