Freshmen Orientation Week


House members-elect begin week-long event Monday in Washington.

Dems talking about promoting a newcomer to senior ranks to change way business gets done, Boehner tells Rep freshman “it’s about the people.”

—Monday: “Legal Issues Pertaining to Congressional Service” … “Standards of Official Conduct” … break … “Member Pay and Benefits … “‘If I Knew Then What I Know Now’” … lunch … “The Member’s Representational Allowance & Official Resources” … “Your Responsibility as Employers” … “Setting Up Your Congressional Office.”

—Tuesday: Class Photo … “Capitol Security and Emergency Preparedness” … “Introduction to the House Floor” … Democratic Caucus OR Republican Conference … Tour of the Capitol Visitor Center (Optional).

—Wednesday: Democratic Caucus Organizational Meeting OR Republican Conference …. Spouse Orientation Program … Designated Aide Orientation Program.

—Thursday: Democratic Caucus OR Republican Conference.

—Friday: 8 a.m. to noon, “Selection & Assignment of Office Suites: Lottery to Determine Order of Selection” … Noon to 7 p.m., “Room Selection and Assignment.”

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