January – February 2013 Legislative, Communication, and Media Training from TheCapitol.Net

Our latest email update: http://www.thecapitol.net/PublicPrograms/ or TCNEU.com If you don’t have time to attend our live training, see our Capitol Learning Audio Courses. Federal Agencies: We are on the GSA Schedule for custom training, Contract: GS02F0192X TheCapitol.Net, Inc. Contract GS02F0192X TheCapitol.Net, Inc. >> We help you understand Washington and Congress TM >> Non-partisan training and … Read more

December 2012 – January 2013 Legislative, Communication, and Media Training from TheCapitol.Net

Courses from TheCapitol.Net If you don’t have time to attend our live training, see our Capitol Learning Audio Courses. Federal Agencies: We are on the GSA Schedule for custom training, Contract: GS02F0192X TheCapitol.Net, Inc. Contract GS02F0192X TheCapitol.Net, Inc. >> We help you understand Washington and Congress TM >> Non-partisan training and publications that show how … Read more

November – December 2012 Legislative, Communication, and Media Training from TheCapitol.Net

Our latest email update: http://www.thecapitol.net/PublicPrograms/ or TCNEU.com If you don’t have time to attend our live training, see our Capitol Learning Audio Courses. Federal Agencies: We are on the GSA Schedule for custom training, Contract: GS02F0192X TheCapitol.Net, Inc. Contract GS02F0192X TheCapitol.Net, Inc. >> We help you understand Washington and Congress TM >> Non-partisan training and … Read more

Advanced Legislative Strategies, 3-day course in Washington, DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Advanced Legislative Strategies photo credit: garryknight This advanced three-day course builds on the skills of those who have already learned the legislative process and basic congressional operations. In this course, participants learn how to develop high-level strategies and tactics to help educate Congress and influence legislation. August 3-5, 2011, 9 am – 4 pm all … Read more

Congressional Dynamics and the Legislative Process, 1-day course in Washington, DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Congressional Dynamics and the Legislative Process How Congress really works: in practice, not in theory. photo credit: REVIVALthedigest Do you need to understand, or train others in, how a bill becomes law, basic congressional operations, the amendment tree or where in the legislative and public policy process you can have an impact? Do you have … Read more

Capitol Hill Workshop – 3-day Congressional Operations Seminar in Washington, DC

Capitol Hill Workshop: Politics, Policy, and Process In this engaging workshop and seminar on legislative operations, Washington-based experts focus on these 3 P’s. They discuss the policy-making process and the legislative agenda, help you understand the congressional budget process, and demystify the culture of the U.S. Congress. You will leave this workshop with a solid … Read more

Capitol Hill Workshop – 3-day Congressional Operations Seminar in Washington, DC

Capitol Hill Workshop: Politics, Policy, and Process In this engaging workshop and seminar on legislative operations, Washington-based experts focus on these 3 P’s. They discuss the policy-making process and the legislative agenda, help you understand the congressional budget process, and demystify the culture of the U.S. Congress. photo credit: Piano Piano! You will leave this … Read more

The Link between the Congressional Committee System and Legislation

Different congressional committees within each chamber of Congress conduct most of the work on legislation, including the preparation that must occur on a bill leading to floor consideration. photo credit: barbourians Bills are referred to congressional committees for any needed further action. In the event a committee decides an issue or a bill has merit, … Read more

The Life Cycle of Lobbying

There is a distinctive life cycle in lobbying. The moment a bill is introduced, interest groups that track that issue will begin lobbying the legislation related to it. Often, reporters monitor congressional committee consideration quite closely and will pose questions to members of Congress regarding their position on that legislation. As increased public awareness is … Read more