From the basics of how a bill becomes a law to how to write an effective letter to your representative, this section demystifies the who, what, when, where and why of legislative advocacy.

Legislative Process Explanation

Learn the basics of the legislative process including committees of jurisdiction over health care policy.

How to Guides:

Communicating with your legislators.

Setting up and holding a meeting with legislators.


Who’s Who in the Congressional Office

Commonly used titles and job functions of congressional staff in the Washington and District offices.


Legislative Glossary

A glossary of frequently used legislative terms.