- Finding Key Committees, Sub-Committees & Caucuses
- Committee Information: What's Included?
- Federal vs. State Committee Pages
- Using Committee Pages to Your Advantage: Best Practices
- New! Committee Reports (2021)
- E-Book: Committees, Sub-Committees & Caucuses
To professionals of numerous backgrounds -- from advocacy to government affairs, public relations, general counsel, and many more -- committees are the powerhouses that run the government, commanding the central focus of their work.
Committees can hold the ultimate legislative authority with the ability to halt, amend, or push forward key legislation. Members are often seen by their peers as subject matter experts, and as such, can influence the decision making of Congress at-large. Furthermore, committee hearings and statements by the chair can give critical insight into the thoughts driving decision-making processes.
To leverage committees effectively in FiscalNote, it's important to know how to find them and what information and insights are available. Read below to learn how to find and navigate committee pages, in addition to best practices for leveraging the information to your advantage.
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Finding Key Committees, Sub-Committees & Caucuses
FiscalNote makes uncovering key information from the Search engine fast and easy, including committees, sub-committees and caucuses. Select your level -- Federal or State -- then use Filters on the results page to specify chamber and/or legislature. Click here to learn more about finding and researching committees, sub-committees, and caucuses in FiscalNote.
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Committee Information: What's Included?
From links to hearing updates to color-coded rosters by party and more, committee pages offer a wealth of insights and information. Click here to learn more about what data can be found on committee pages and where.
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Federal vs. State Committee Pages
For the most part, federal and state committees operate the same. However, not all state legislatures follow the same modus of operandi for making information readily available. As such, there are a few nuances to toke note of regarding the differences between federal and state committee pages in FiscalNote. If you need to leverage both, click here to learn more.
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Using Committee Pages to Your Advantage: Best Practices
Committee pages are equipped with several features to help streamline team operations. Click here to learn how to use the tools and information at your disposal to your advantage.
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New! Committee Reports (2021)
Detailing work done with or in regards to a committee used be cumbersome. For example, both outlining top initiatives with a specific committee and also gathering who specifically on the committee have you worked with, how, and why, all within the same report, may have proved difficult. No more! Newly launched Committee Reports enable you to educate your key stakeholders in a pinch. Click Create Report directly from the committee page, choose what information you would like to include, and that's it! Click here to learn more about building Committee Reports.