Introduction:

In this module you will learn how to use authoritative open-access resources to find information about lobbying and campaign finance. By the end of the module, you will be able to address the following essential questions:

  • How does lobbying impact the development of public policy in the United States? 
  • Should the current model be changed?

 

Scenario:

You are an analyst for the Congressional Research Service (CRS). Your team has been asked by the House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform to investigate the effects of lobbying on the development of public policy in the United States and make recommendations about potential changes to the current model.

 

Tasks:

Use the left navigation panel to move through the following sections to complete the module:

  1. Lobbying Basics
  2. Campaign Finance
  3. Literature Review
  4. Analysis