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Congress & Committees by (my name) Find your assigned Congressmen or Congresswomen that currently represents AZ to examine. Put their name, state, and district in this box – start with Get them on : http://www.house.gov/representatives/
What are Committees and Subcommittees? Congressional Committees Define them here What general purpose do they serve? Answer Here Subcommittees Define here What general purpose do they serve? Answer Here
Put your Congresspersons name in this box. Put their picture in the box to the right. (delete this) Identify their district # here and 3 major cities or towns in their district. List all of their committee and subcommittee assignments here.
Name of Congressman and Their Committee 1(YOU are choosing 1 Committee to focus on) Describe what the purpose of their committee is here. In one sentence. List 5 areas of policy that they focus on. 1. 4 words or less 2. 4 words or less 3. 4 words or less 4. 4 words or less 5. 4 words or less
Name of your congressman and their committee. put a picture of something related to your committee on the right. In this space summarize a recent press release that this committee has released. Go to their committee page to get this
Committee Name Here and Hearings Briefly explain what a committee hearing is here. Find the record of an archived hearing on their webpage and describe the topic of the hearing, purpose? also include the names of any prominent witnesses.
Name of your congressperson and the subcomittee 1 that they sit on. Name of Chairman and his or her state/district # In one sentence describe what area of law this sub-committee presides over. List 5 short examples of policy this committee would cover. 1.. 2.. 3.. 4.. 5..
Name of your congressman and their subcommittee 1. put a picture of something related to your committee on the right. In this space summarize a recent press release that this committee has released.
Look over the list of all the House committees and choose one that you would like to be a member of. (it cant be one that your congressperson is a member of) Put the name of the committee in this box. What does the committee do? Why do you want to be in it?
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