For this assignment, students will write a persuasive letter to their member of the United States Congress, regarding a proposed bill. The purpose of this assignment is to learn about the legislative process and the role constituents play in this process.


1. The first step is to identify a bill that has been proposed (but not passed) in the current Congressional session.  The bill should select an issue that you are interested in.   You can research such bills by visiting the Library of Congress.