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Senior Fellow Richard Arenberg Receives Recognition for New Book

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's book Congressional Procedure was awarded the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Award in Political and Current Events, as well as the bronze 2019 Independent Publisher Book Award for Best Non-Fiction Book in the Mid-Atlantic region. It was also named a 2018 INDIES Book of the Year finalist for Education (Adult Nonfiction) and Reference (Adult Nonfiction) by Foreword Review, a Next Generation Indie Book Award finalist in Education/Academic and General Nonfiction. and an Eric Hoffer Award honorable mention winnder in the Reference category. 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. 

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