Archive for December, 2014

Custom, On-Site Training from TheCapitol.Net

Custom, On-Site Training from TheCapitol.Net

Custom, On-Site Training from TheCapitol.Net All of our programs and any combination of their topics can be tailored for on-site training for your organization. Our training and publications include congressional operations, legislative and budget process, communication and advocacy, media and public relations, testifying before Congress, research skills, legislative drafting, critical thinking and writing, and more: […]

Congressional Schedules 2015

Congressional Schedules 2015

The 2015 Congressional Schedule PDF is now available. See this page for a link to the 2-page PDF. Related PostsCongressional Directory 2016 Congressional Directory 2017 Congressional Directory 2016 Congressional Directory 2016 Guide to Scheduling and Privilege on the House Floor

Congressional Leadership and Committees – 2015

Congressional Leadership and Committees – 2015

The 2015 Congressional Leadership PDF is now available. See this page for links to the 2-page PDF. Related PostsCongressional Directory 2016 Cloakroom / Hotline (CongressionalGlossary.com) Capitol Hill Workshop – 3-day Congressional Operations Seminar in Washington, DC Understanding the Role of Party Leaders Vice President (CongressionalGlossary.com)

“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 […]

Citizen’s Handbook to Influencing Elected Officials

Citizen’s Handbook to Influencing Elected Officials

  Citizen’s Handbook to Influencing Elected Officials Citizen Advocacy in State Legislatures and Congress – A Guide for Citizen Lobbyists and Grassroots Advocates By Bradford Fitch Practical guidance how to prepare for and meet with elected officials and staff, how to write effective letters and emails to elected officials, strategies for influencing legislators face-to-face, best […]

Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments, 1-day course in DC, Sept. 22, 2015

Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments, 1-day course in DC, Sept. 22, 2015

  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 […]

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing – 1-day course in DC, April 22, 2015

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing – 1-day course in DC, April 22, 2015

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 […]

Persuading Congress

Persuading Congress

  Persuading Congress A Practical Guide to Parlaying an Understanding of Congressional Folkways and Dynamics into Successful Advocacy on Capitol Hill By Joseph Gibson Persuading Congress is a practical book, packed with wisdom and experience. For less than the cost of a cab ride to the airport, you can learn how to stop wasting your […]