The responsibility of Congress to supervise the way the funds it appropriated are spent and the programs it authorized are implemented. This review of a federal agency or department"s performance can take place formally in oversight hearings or informally through meetings, written correspondence, and site visits. Pages Pages are high-school age students who perform messenger and other duties for Members of Congress. Pages are required to attend daily classes, live in supervised dorms, and work in shifts on the floor. For eligibility criteria, see: http://gopher.house.gov/ramstad/constituents/pages/pageprogram.htm. For a first-hand account of serving as a page, see: http://www.house.gov/petri/tracey_r.htm.