Part of the Office of Governmental Relations (OGR), the Federal Relations staff focus on issues being addressed in Washington, DC by Congress, the White House, and federal agencies.

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Stay Engaged!

Our office has an electronic newsletter which provides legislative updates and highlights DC visits and events. They are traditionally sent out every Friday that Congress is in session.

Lobbying Disclosure

The fourth quarter Lobbying Disclosure Report covers October 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018, and should be submitted to the Office of Governmental Relations by Thursday, January 10, 2019.

If you have participated in a lobbying contact with a covered executive branch official or covered executive branch official during that time frame, please complete this form. If you have any questions about the form, please direct them to Emily Tuttle

Illinois Connection Advocacy Network

Illinois Connection is the University of Illinois Alumni Alliance's legislative advocacy network. Its mission: to gain greater federal and state support for the University of Illinois System's three universities as well as their interests. By increasing awareness and understanding of the U of I’s positive impact on the state, nation and world, Illinois Connection advocates help to ensure the University’s legacy and longevity.