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How centralized or decentralized should power be in the House of Representatives?

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April 18, 2019  ·  James Curry
To:             The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress From:       James M. Curry, University of Utah Reform:  How centralized or decentralized should… Read More

Create a Professional Advisory Council for committees, remove cameras from hearings (at least some of them), reform committee jurisdictions

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April 17, 2019  ·  Maya Kornberg
To:             The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress From:       Maya Kornberg, Ph.D. candidate, Oxford University Reform:   Create a Professional Advisory Council… Read More

Automatic CRs treat the symptom, not the disease

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April 15, 2019  ·  Sarah Binder
To:             The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress From:       Sarah Binder, Brookings Institution and George Washington University Reform:   Automatic CRs treat… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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April 12, 2019  ·  Marian Currinder
Eliza Collins, “How Nancy Pelosi is leading divided Democrats through political turmoil, Trump’s administration,” USA Today: “The only woman to become speaker of the House – not once, but twice –… Read More

Options for increasing congressional capacity on complex regulatory matters

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April 11, 2019  ·  Philip Wallach
To:             The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress From:       Philip Wallach, R Street Institute Reform:   Options for Increasing Congressional Capacity on… Read More