Archive for April, 2015

“Federal Budgeting” a Six-Course Series on CD

“Federal Budgeting” a Six-Course Series on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM Six 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 How to Read and Decipher the Department of Defense (DoD) Budget The Budget Execution Process The Federal Budget Process SPECIAL OFFER – Buy all […]

“Lobbying and Advocacy,” by Deanna Gelak

“Lobbying and Advocacy,” by Deanna Gelak

Lobbying and Advocacy: Winning Strategies, Resources, Recommendations, Ethics and Ongoing Compliance for Lobbyists and Washington Advocates. Lobbying and AdvocacyBy Deanna Gelak Lobbying and Advocacy is the comprehensive guide for lobbyists and Washington advocates. This 11 chapter publication provides practical tips and resources, as well as step-by-step guides for communicating with policymakers in every venue. What […]

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 PostsUnderstanding the Role of Party Leaders Capitol Hill Workshop – 3-day Congressional Operations Seminar in Washington, DC Congressional Directory 2016 Cloakroom / Hotline (CongressionalGlossary.com) Congressional Schedules 2015

Media Relations Handbook

Media Relations Handbook

  Media Relations Handbook For Government, Associations, Nonprofits, and Elected Officials By Bradford Fitch The Media Relations Handbook, 2e is required reading for Capitol Hill press secretaries, federal agency public affairs officers, political campaign spin doctors, public affairs officers (PAOs), public information officers (PIOs), nonprofit PR professionals, lobbyists or anyone involved in garnering media coverage. […]

Testifying Before Congress

Testifying Before Congress

  Testifying Before Congress A Practical Guide to Preparing and Delivering Testimony before Congress and Congressional Hearings for Agencies, Associations, Corporations, Military, NGOs, and State and Local Officials By William N. LaForge The practical guide to assist witnesses and their organizations prepare and deliver Congressional testimony. For use by anyone or any organization called to […]

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 role […]

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 […]

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: […]