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Budget Reconciliation

The House and Senate can pass budget resolutions that contain reconciliation instructions. Those instructions contain directives to authorizing or appropriations committees to devise strategies to change spending...... Read More

Statement of Administration Policy

Issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Statements of Administration Policy (SAP) are official, written communications outlining the Executive Branch’s position on a particular legislative action.... Read More

Conference Committee

A mechanism by which the House of Representatives and the Senate reconcile differences between legislation they have passed in their respective chambers in order to pass one identical piece of legislation. ... Read More

Appropriations Season

Funding the federal government takes multiple steps. First, the President releases a budget, which is his blueprint for federal spending. If all goes according to plan, Congress drafts and passes a budget outlining allocations... Read More

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"The District Policy Group’s staff has an intimate understanding of legislative processes and brings real insight to the sometimes complicated world of government affairs. They identify with their clients’ needs and expectations and are always focused accessible and friendly. " Jerry Middleton Vice President, Corporate Development Elusys
"The District Policy Group has represented the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association for a number of years. Their planning and organizational skills were key factors in the successful implementation of ANNA’s Health Policy Workshop." Mike Cunningham Executive Director American Nephrology Nurses' Association
"The Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) is extremely pleased to be working with the District Policy Group team. We could not have found a better partner to serve as our Washington representative in our advocacy efforts. They are always accessible and professional, and their commitment and enthusiasm is always appreciated. Their extensive knowledge of government affairs and public policy has helped us navigate in the brand new world of advocacy with great success. In less than a year working with the District Policy Group, we were able to get the first-ever bill on cardiomyopathy introduced to both the House and Senate. We are thrilled with this achievement!" Lisa Yue President & Founder Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation
"The District Policy Group is a full-service team of very skilled, strategic, and creative lobbyists, policy experts, and grassroots and social media advocacy staff. They are equally skilled in—and highly successful at—federal appropriations and authorizing work. We have been impressed and well-served by their insider knowledge of the workings of Capitol Hill and federal agencies. The webinar presentation they did on health care reform was lauded by our top volunteers and field staff as one of the best presentations they had ever heard on the subject." Tekisha Dwan Everette, PhD Managing Director, Federal Government Affairs American Diabetes Association