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Senior Fellow Richard Arenberg named Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Finalist

February 26, 2019

Senior Fellow Richard Arenberg

Congressional Procedure: A Practical Guide to the Legislative Process in the U.S. Congress: The House of Representatives and Senate Explained was published on October 1, 2018.

Senior Fellow Richard Arenberg has been named a 2018 INDIES Book of the Year finalist for Education (Adult Nonfiction) and Reference (Adult Nonfiction) by Foreword Review for his book Congressional Procedure. The part history, part rule-book, and part manifesto “explains the legislative and congressional budget processes along with all aspects of Congress. This comprehensive guide to Congress is ideal for anyone who wants to know how Congress really works, including federal executives, attorneys, lobbyists, media and public affairs staff, government affairs, policy and budget analysts, congressional office staff and students.”

Arenberg spent over 30 years on Capitol Hill as senior staff for Senators George Mitchell, Carl Levin, and Paul Tsongas. 

Congressional Procedure was also named a Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist in Political and Current Events.

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