Jones_Organized Chaos WVU2009

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Organized Chaos:  Your Government at Work            www.washcampus.edu
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www.washcampus.edu   Why Should You Care About  What Happens in Washington? National Policy Decisions can significantly change the  way you do business, the cost of doing business, and  the rewards of doing business. Policy Makers LISTEN to informed constituents!  You  can influence policy decisions related to your family,  your business or organization, and your community. Few Policy Makers have your expertise regarding  issues you care about!
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www.washcampus.edu But to be effective in  Washington, you need to  know  how the policy-making  process works….
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www.washcampus.edu you must know who has the  most influence at each step of  the process…. .
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www.washcampus.edu and you must know how to  engage effectively to advocate  your concerns about issues. 
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www.washcampus.edu Legislative Branch House  www.house.gov 435 members Elected every two years New districts drawn in response to Census Senate   www.senate.gov 100 members 6 year terms; 1/3 elected every two years
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www.washcampus.edu Legislative Branch Legislative Branch Agencies Architect of the Capitol Government Printing Office Government Accountability Office Library of Congress/Congressional  Research Service Congressional Budget Office
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www.washcampus.edu Appropriations Budget – Allocation by function Agriculture Armed Services Education and Labor Energy and Commerce Financial Services Homeland Security Foreign Affairs House Administration Judiciary Natural Resources Oversight and Government Affairs Government Reform Rules Science and Technology Small Business Standards of Professional Conduct Transportation and Infrastructure Veteran’s Affairs Ways and Means Select Committee on Intelligence Select Committee on Energy  Independence and Global Warming Committee Chair –Ranking Minority  Member – Chief of Staff Professional Staff House Committees
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www.washcampus.edu Appropriations Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Armed Services Budget Commerce, Science and Transportation Energy and Natural Resources Environment and Public Works Finance Foreign Relations Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Homeland Security Governmental Affairs Judiciary Senate Committees Rules and Administration Small Business Veteran’s Affairs Select Committee on Ethics Select Committee on Intelligence Committee on Indian Affairs Select Committee on Aging Joint Committees: Taxation The Library Economics Printing
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2010 for the course B&E BADM 613 taught by Professor Dawley during the Spring '10 term at WVU.

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