Archive for October, 2014

For Sale Signs in Cars Illegal in Alexandria, Virginia

For Sale Signs in Cars Illegal in Alexandria, Virginia

Scott McLean’s Chevy Malibu was legally parked on Old Dominion Boulevard in Alexandria on a fall day two years ago. But a ticket was tucked under his windshield wiper anyway. He’d been assessed a $40 fine for violating the city’s ban on displaying “For Sale” signs on vehicles that are parked on the street. McLean […]

U.S. Flags

U.S. Flags

How do I get an American flag that has flown over the U.S. Capitol? All Americans can get a flag that has flown over the U.S. Capitol at a very reasonable price by placing an order directly with your elected members of Congress. See this page for more information. If you prefer to order a […]

“Federal Budgeting” a Five-Course Series on CD

“Federal Budgeting” a Five-Course Series on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM Five audio courses on CD covering the federal budget process: Appropriations Process in a Nutshell Authorizations and Appropriations in a Nutshell Budget Formulation, Justification, and Execution The Budget Execution Process The Federal Budget Process SPECIAL OFFER – Buy all 5 audio courses together on 1 CD and SAVE more than […]

Congress, the Legislative Process, and the Fundamentals of Lawmaking Series

Congress, the Legislative Process, and the Fundamentals of Lawmaking Series

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM This nine-session course gives you a comprehensive look at the organization and practices of the U.S. Congress. Learn about the procedures of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate from the introduction and referral of legislation to reconciling differences between House-passed and Senate-passed legislation. Course 1: Introduction and […]

Popular Children’s Books for Washington, DC Visitors

Popular Children’s Books for Washington, DC Visitors

These books have been popular with our recent web visitors. See our web site for our original list of children’s books about Washington, DC. 1 Scavenger Guides Washington, DC: An Interactive Travel Guide For Kids 098458661X Awesome Adventures at the Smithsonian: The Official Kids Guide to the Smithsonian Institution 1588343499 Family Guide Washington, DC 075669874X […]

Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook

Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook

  Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook A Practical Guide By Tobias A. Dorsey The Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook offers practical advice and insight for those engaged in legislative drafting, those more interested in policy than drafting itself, or those interested in reading and interpreting the law.   The Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook: A Practical Guide is a masterful work. […]