Policy Insider's Report: Chapter One

POLITICO Pro surveyed over 1,400 policy professionals to better understand the experiences and challenges of experts responsible for influencing policy at the highest levels of government.

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“Washington is gridlocked.”   “Impeachment is a distraction.”  “Nothing gets done in an election year.”   Nonsense. Here in the policy wonk corner of POLITICO, we...
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President Trump released his 2020 budget request today, titled “A Budget for a Better America: Promises Kept. Taxpayers First". The major priorities of this budget according to the White House ...
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The 116th Congress has a long list of legislative priorities for their first session, and voters have pretty strong opinions on many of those issues. Morning Consult + POLITICO’s National Tracking ...
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INFOGRAPHIC BY POLITICO PRO DATAPOINT STAFF In-person visits to a member’s Washington, D.C. office are the most effective advocacy strategy to influence lawmakers who are undecided on an issue, acc...
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Morning Consult, in partnership with POLITICO, ran a survey of almost 2,000 voters. This select group of participants answered a range of questions, including a number of questions about the shutdown ...
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Congressional teams have a number of priorities and responsibilities in the early days after an election. You’re working to become an expert on your new colleagues, you’re trying to stay on top of...
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We are entering the 27th day of the government shutdown - officially the longest government shutdown in American history - and negotiations seem to be at a stalemate. President Trump insists that he w...
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To receive federal funding, federal agencies must begin developing their budgets 18 months ahead of the next fiscal year. They must also monitor the progress of their requests as they are pushed and p...
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It’s been 30 years since the last major tax reform was passed, and Congress has been challenged by tax debates since. Today, President Donald Trump has promised to overhaul the nation’s tax code a...
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Each year, Congress is required to adopt at least one budget resolution to establish its budgetary goals for the upcoming fiscal year. Check out the full infographic to learn about the congressional p...
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