Background on the Federal Policy Process
Links to CRS reports and other documents and publications
CRS document on U.S. government?
CRS document on Congress?
CRS document on the Federal budget process?
- How to engage Congress
Influencing the Congressional process on any issue depends on establishing contact and working with the staff members who focus on it. This is good news, because staffers, while often heavily overburdened, are more accessible than elected members and considerably easier to approach.