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: … Read more

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 … Read more

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing – 1-day course in DC, April 21, 2020

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 3-course Word Workshop. The second and third courses, “Writing to Persuade,” and “Editing“, are available only as sponsored courses or as custom, on-site training programs.     Do … Read more

Drafting The Declaration of Independence, 1776, by Allyn Cox in The Great Experiment Hall, from the Architect of the Capitol

Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments, 1-day course in DC, Sept. 30, 2020

  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 … Read more

Congressional Directory 2020

  Congressional Directory 2020 116th Congress, 2nd 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 2020 Congressional Directory is wire-spiral bound for flat-fold reference and durability.   2020 Congressional Directory Member photos in full color Wire-spiral binding … Read more

Congressional Operations Briefing: Capitol Hill Workshop – How Congress Works, in Washington, DC, Sept. 23-25, 2020

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 … Read more

Congressional Directory 2020

  Congressional Directory 2020 116th Congress, 2nd 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 2019 Congressional Directory is wire-spiral bound for flat-fold reference and durability.   2020 Congressional Directory Member photos in full color Wire-spiral binding … Read more

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing – 1-day course in DC, April 21, 2020

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 3-course Word Workshop. The second and third courses, “Writing to Persuade,” and “Editing“, are available only as sponsored courses or as custom, on-site training programs.   The review … Read more

2013 House of representatives committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on North Korea's Nuclear Program

Congressional Operations Briefing: Capitol Hill Workshop – How Congress Works, in Washington, DC, Sept. 23-25, 2020

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 … Read more

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. … Read more