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What do we currently know about the Build Back Better Act?

November 18, 2021  ·  Jonathan Bydlak
UPDATED: 11/18/2021 4:05 PM With news sources reporting that a vote on the Build Back Better (BBB) Act, the Biden administration’s signature piece of legislation, could come as early… Read More

EVENT: Obstacles to the Democratic Agenda on Capitol Hill

November 10, 2021  ·  William Gray
Register here. When: November 18 2021 12:00-1:00PM Where: Virtual Moderator: Jonathan Bydlak, Policy Director, Governance, R Street Institute Panelists: James Wallner, Senior Fellow, R Street InstituteMolly Reynolds, Senior Fellow,… Read More

House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress achieves progress on recommendations

November 2, 2021  ·  Nan Swift
Impermanent committees too often get a bad rap in Washington. People are quick to point to the 2011 Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction—sometimes called the “Supercommittee”—or the more… Read More

EVENT: Losers’ Consent: How do we stabilize our democracy?

October 21, 2021  ·  William Gray
The insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 was not an isolated incident; rather, it marked the culmination of the ongoing degradation of our political culture. A successful democracy relies upon… Read More

A Necessary Step to Stabilizing our Democracy – Restoring Loser’s Consent

October 13, 2021  ·  William Gray
The insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 was not an isolated incident; rather, it was the culmination of the ongoing degradation of our political culture. A successful… Read More