The Washington Information Directory (WID) is a topically organized reference resource that lists contact information for federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations in the Washington metro area along with a brief paragraph describing what each organization does related to that topic. In addition, WID pulls together 55 organization charts for federal agencies, congressional resources related to each chapter topic, hotline and contact information for various specific areas of interest (from Food Safety Resources to internships in Washington), and an extensive list of active congressional caucuses and contact details. WID has two appendices, one with thorough information on congresspersons and committees, and the second with governors and embassies.

Political Advocacy

Political advocacy



For a listing of relevant congressional committees and subcommittees, please see page 787 or the Appendix.

U.S. House of Representatives, Legislative Resource Center, Records and Registration, 135 CHOB, 20515-6612; (202) 226-5200. Fax, (202) 226-5169. Steve Pingeton, Manager.


Receives and maintains lobby registrations and quarterly financial reports of lobbyists. Administers the statutes of the Federal Regulation of Lobbying Act of 1995 and counsels lobbyists. Receives and maintains agency filings made under the requirements of Section 319 of the Interior Dept. and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for fiscal 1990 (known as the Byrd Amendment). Open for public inspection.


Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye St. N.W., #1000, 20005-5977; (202) 204-2400. Fax, (202) 318-0876. Jason S. Grumet, President.

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