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How many staff members does a congressman have?
Subsequently, one may also ask, how many staff members can senators employ?
The correct answer is letter C. During the year 2000, Senators are allowed to hire 34 full-time and part-time staff members without limits; while the Representatives had a limit of eighteen full-time and four part-time staff members. Their budgets for their staff were determined by the population of the state.
People also ask, what jobs are performed by congressional staff members?
Roles of Congressional Staff Members
- Chief of staff or administrative assistant.
- Legislative director, legislative counsel, tax counsel, or senior legislative assistant.
- Communications director or press secretary.
- Scheduler, appointment secretary, or personal secretary.
- Other staff titles.
While congressional staffers are federal employees, as a group they are quite different from their Executive Branch counterparts. Congressional staffers typically start their careers by working on a political campaign or interning in a Member's office.