exclusive, relevant news about the federal policy-making process

About Inside Washington Publishers

A news organization providing focused, exclusive content about the federal policy process.

For over 30 years Inside Washington Publishers has provided exclusive and relevant news about the federal policymaking process to professionals who have a need to know about the process. Formed in 1980 with the publication of Inside EPA Weekly Report, IWP currently publishes 17 newsletters, four E-letters, and 12 online news services. We have news services covering environment, defense, international trade, health care, cybersecurity and climate. Our Products section showcases a full listing of all that IWP has to offer.

Inside Washington Publishers values integrity, honesty and diversity in our employees. We welcome experience but do not require it. IWP has about 65 employees, 55 of whom are involved in the editorial process. Its principal office is in Arlington, Virginia, conveniently situated amid the bustle of Washington, DC and the surrounding metropolitan area.



Our reporters gather news on a range of topics


InsideEPA is an exclusive online news service offering detailed, behind-the-scenes reporting on environmental regulation and policy. includes original policy reporting posted every business day, and is the online home of the Inside EPA family of environmental newsletters -- Inside EPA Weekly Report, Clean Air Report, Superfund Report, Water Policy Report, Inside Cal/EPA, Environmental Policy Alert, and Risk Policy Report. Inside OSHA Online offers exclusive news on environmental and workplace safety and health policy.


Inside Defense, from the award-winning Inside the Pentagon family of newsletters, is the nation's best online news service for defense and aerospace professionals. We specialize in exclusive, hard-hitting news on Defense Department programs, procurement and policymaking. Housed within Inside Defense are Inside Washington Publishers' five defense newsletters -- Inside the Pentagon, Inside the Navy, Inside the Army, Inside the Air Force, and Inside Missile Defense.


World Trade Online is the web-based home of Inside U.S. Trade, long recognized as essential reading for anyone with a professional interest in U.S. and international trade policy. World Trade Online features exclusive policy news, a vast archive of hard to find documents, reports, testimony and memoranda. China Trade Extra is the sister online news service to Inside US Trade newsletter and World Trade Online.


InsideHealthPolicy is a subscription-based daily online/newsletter service on the evolving debate over federal health-care policy reforms and spending. InsideHealthPolicy is updated daily with the reporting and news from the staff of our newsletters - FDA Week, Inside CMS and Health Exchange Alert - plus regular blog posts and hand-picked documents, placed in a fully searchable document/news archive. It also offers special news sections on health reform, Congress, Medicare and Medicaid, drug policy, and food safety.


Inside Cybersecurity is a subscription-based premium news service for policy professionals who need to know about evolving federal policies to protect cyberspace. Inside Cybersecurity delivers daily news and analysis on an emerging regulatory policy area that will dramatically affect businesses large and small.


Inside AI Policy delivers daily news and analysis on what matters most for industry, government and AI practitioners in responding to new threats and complying with regulatory requirements. From legislation to regulation – at both the federal and state levels – to emerging global requirements, Inside AI Policy offers key intelligence on the leading proposals so you can stay ahead of the curve on new standards and rules before they are adopted.

Featured Portfolio

A sampling of some of our websites



An exclusive news service on health policymaking by the agencies and Congress


Inside Defense

The best, most comprehensive online news service for defense and aerospace professionals


Inside Trade

Worldwide coverage of the latest trade news and developments

Accessing Our Content

Pricing, Subscriptions, Licenses, NewsStands

There are multiple ways to access IWP content: single-reader subscriptions, multi-reader subscriptions, organization-wide site licenses with IP address-based access . . . and much of our content can also be purchased one article at a time at our NewsStand sites. Plus, we offer no-obligation, free trial subscriptions to most of our online services (one free trial per person please).

If you're interested in getting access to one or more of our products, we encourage you to contact our customer service department at 703-416-8505 or and we'll be happy to discuss your information needs and how we can best satisfy you.

Here's our latest price list.




Valuing integrity, honesty and diversity

At Inside Washington Publishers, we're committed to covering the federal policy process. Our editorial team of enterprise reporters has a worldwide reputation for accurate, in-depth, behind-the-scenes reporting, singularly focused on breaking the big story. We take our readers inside the places (Congress, the White House, the agencies) where the policies are shaped.

If you are interested in matching your talents and ambition with those of our team, and possess a desire in sharing in the excitement of covering federal policymaking, then contact us.

Our editorial team runs from first-time Washington reporters straight out of J-school to veterans with 30 years experience, and everything in between. Positions open up regularly, so if you think you'd like working here, check back frequently.

To apply, e-mail us (cover letter and resume) at

In addition to full-time positions, IWP occasionally provides internship opportunities.

We welcome experience but do not require it. We are an equal opportunity employer.


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1919 South Eads Street, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22202

703-416-8500 or 1-800-424-9068