Background on the Federal Policy Process

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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.