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How Congress Works

  • The Legislative process A web site that covers the nuts and bolts of the legislative process, tracking the various stages a bill goes through to become a law.
  • Find Legislative information at the Library of Congress's Thomas website.
  • Find out what is going on on the House Floor including rollcall votes at the House Clerk's Webpage
  • Find out the House schedule either for the year, week, or day at the Democratic Whip's website.
  • Congress For Kids Created by the Dirksen Congressional Center, Congress For Kids provides access to interactive, fun-filled experiences designed to help you learn about the federal government.
  • Congress Q & A
  • Kids in the House A page provided by the Office of the Clerk full of facts about the House of Representatives.
  • Pictoral depiction of the legislative process The foundation of understanding how a bill becomes a law can be seen in this illustration.

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  • Office Locations

    Office Name Location Image Map URL
    Washington DC 2229 Rayburn House Office
    Washington, DC 20515
    Phone: (202) 333-4455
    Fax: (202) 333-5522
    Haverhill Office
    Serving Haverhill County
    1234 East. Courthouse
    Haverhill, CA 35602
    Phone: (202) 333-4455
    Fax: (202) 333-5522
    South Office
    10 Welcome Street
    Tuesdays & Thursdays
    9:00 AM- 11:00 AM