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Congressional Meeting Resources

Visiting Washington, DC

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Located just steps from the United States Capitol, the Office of Federal Relations is your resource for navigating Washington, D.C.

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Federal Lobbying Disclosure

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Tips for Successful Congressional Meetings

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The Office of Federal Relations has pulled together the following resources to help UW employees make the most out of their time with members and congressional staff.
START HERE: A Guide to Federal Meetings
Why Meet with Congress: Effective Advocacy
Testifying Before Congress
Timeline for the Appropriations Process
DC Style Guide: How to Address Federal Government Officials
2023 Congressional Calendar (subject to change).