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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.

Joint Committees of Congress
Joint committees of congress

The joint committees of Congress follow. Each listing includes room number, office building, zip code, telephone number, website, key staffers, committee jurisdiction, and membership (in order of seniority) for each committee. Members are drawn from the Senate and House and from both parties. This information is current as of April 3, 2020.

Senate Republicans, the current majority in that chamber, are shown in roman type; Democrats, in the minority, appear in italic. On the other hand, House Democrats are shown in roman type due to their majority in that chamber; while House Republicans appear in italics. When a senator serves as chair, the vice chair usually is a representative, and vice versa. The location of the chair usually rotates ...

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