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Direct Connect to Congress- Senate Procedure
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WGR’s “Direct Connect to Congress” features a DC legend, Judy Schneider, a specialist on Congress and a former House and Senate committee staffer. She has taught hundreds of Members of Congress and their staff on Congressional procedure. Schneider is also co-author of Congressional Deskbook, a comprehensive resource tool frequently used by Congress and lobbyists.

4/15/2019
When: Monday, April 15, 2019
8:30 am to 11:00 am
Where: Drinker Biddle & Reath
, 1500 K Street, N.W.
Ste. 1100
Washington, District of Columbia  20005
United States
Presenter: Judy Schneider,
Contact: WGR Office
202-868-6796


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Event Description


 

Learn why the founding fathers created procedures on the Senate floor in order to make the Senate “the deliberative body.” This session will discuss such subjects as: “motions to table,” “quorum calls,” “filibusters,” “cloture,” “post cloture,” the role of the Vice President and presiding officer, time agreements and all other features that govern debate on the Senate floor.

 

Registration and Continental Breakfast begin at 8:30m.

Registration Fees:

Individual Course

  • Member: $80
  • Full Time Student: $40
  • Non Member:  $130

Full Course Bundle (discounted rate! Click HERE to register.)

  • Member: $430 ($50 savings!)
  • Non Member: $700 ($50 savings!)

Direct Connect to Congress
Direct Connect to Congress was designed by Women in Government Relations (WGR) to give unique insights and perspectives on the inner workings of Congress. This six part educational series will examine congressional procedure by focusing on procedures used by Members of Congress in the House and Senate as well as an in-depth view of the budget and appropriations process.

  • Committee Procedure - April 5, 2019
  • House Procedure - April 12, 2019
  • Senate Procedure - April 22, 2019
  • Amendment Process - May 3, 2019
  • Budget/Appropriations - May 10, 2019
  • Conference Procedure - May 20, 2019

Instructor, Judy Schneider
How is this series unique from any other Congressional education programs offered? WGR’s program features a Washington D.C. legend. Judy Schneider, a specialist on Congress and a former House and Senate committee staffer, has taught hundreds of Members of Congress and their staff Congressional procedure. A dynamic educator with over 30 years of experience, Schneider is a frequent speaker and lecturer on Congress and legislative procedures. Schneider is also co-author of Congressional Deskbook, a comprehensive resource tool frequently used by Congress and lobbyists.

Who Should Attend?
Professionals who are seeking an in-depth look at Congressional procedure; new, mid-level, and senior Congressional staff; lobbyists, grassroots or political operatives; reporters, researchers, policy analysts, students and all others engaged or interested in the inner-workings of Congress. An interactive professor, Schneider expertly designs each class for the individual participants.


As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 2 credits (12 credits for the entire Direct Connect Series) toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.


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