ETWR 1378: Administrative Reports & Other DocumentsCourse Resources
Government Auditing Standards 2003. GAO "Yellow Book" contains writing guidelines for audit reports and is used at the Texas State Auditor's Office.
Examples from the Texas State Auditor's Office:
- Department of Public Safety's Implementation of the Driver Responsibility Program
- Railroad Commission's Oil and Gas Migration Project
- Management of Correctional Managed Health Care Contracts
Legislative Reference Library of Texas. Examples of legislative reports (reports that have developed from legislative hearings).
State Office of Administrative Hearings. Texas legislative hearings that you can use to develop legislative reports.
Texas Administrative Code. Administrative rules amongst which you may be able to find rules in dire need of guidance documents.
Texas House Research Organization. Source material for administrative rule-writing projects. Search for bills
currently or recently considered by the Texas Legislature.
White Papers in Your Future: Persuasive, Informative Writing That Supports the Sales Cycle. Presentation at the San Francisco chapter of the STC (March 2004) by Beau Cain.
HIPAA whitepaper. Example of a white paper on governmental regulations.
How to Write a Policy Recommendation. ENGL 302, Government Writing, University of Victoria. Made available by Susan M. Doyle, instructor.
Notes on Writing a Press Release. ENGL 302, Government Writing, University of Victoria. Made available by Susan M. Doyle, instructor.
How to Write a Briefing Note. ENGL 302, Government Writing, University of Victoria. Made available by Susan M. Doyle, instructor.
English 7765: Discourse and Public Policy. Course taught at East Carolina University by Dr. Catherine F. Smith (author of Writing Public Policy: Practical Guide to Communicating in the Policy-Making Process. Oxford UP. ISBN 0195145070.)
i Library Research for ENGL 7765: Writing Public Policy. Dr. Smith's collection of links for the course
The Public Policy Process. In particular, see Dr. Smith's sequence of web pages starting with this one on various aspects of forming and communicating public policy.
Writing Congressional Correspondence. Training and resources made available in Washnigton D.C. by an organization called The Capitol.Net.
Web Links to Government Information. Developed by Jonathan Buckstead, ACC librarian.
Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
Austin Chamber of Commerce
Texas Asian Chamber of Commerce
Area chambers of commerce
Texas Workforce Commission