Been awhile since you studied U.S. Government in school? We've put together some helpful information to help you brush up on how government works and how you can be an effective citizen. Want to know what's going on in Washington? Check out the government information below. Also be sure to take a minute to enjoy our games!
The Executive Branch
The Legislative Process
- 2009 Legislative Calendar
- How a Bill Becomes a Law
- Helpful Legislative Definitions
- Tips on Writing to Your Elected Officials
- Tips on Meeting with Your Elected Officials
- Tips on Writing Letters to the Editor and Op-Eds
- Congressional Schedule
- Daily Digest
- Political News Links
Who Represents Me?
- Who are my legislators?
- Leadership in the 111th Congress
- Meet the 111th Congress
- Guide to the 111th Congress Freshman Class
- Forms of Address for Government Officials
- Congressional Committees
- 111th Congress Senate Committee Chairs & Ranking Members
- 111th Congress House Committee Chairs & Ranking Members
- Do you know your states? Play The Capital Game
- Do you know your Presidents? Play Name That President
- Do you watch C-SPAN? Play Who Am I