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Reforming the Electoral Count Act is a step in the right direction

July 21, 2022  ·  Jonathan Bydlak
by Jonathan Bydlak, Ryan Williamson, Matt Germer The Electoral Count Act (ECA) has been in desperate need of reform since it was enacted in 1887. It was… Read More

Unpacking Court Reform: How to Ensure a Strong Judiciary

July 15, 2022  ·  William Gray
In December 2021, the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States released its final report, which outlined the history of the Supreme Court and the likely consequences of various… Read More

With modernization, Congress could be the branch you’ve been waiting for

July 8, 2022  ·  Nan Swift
Following the Supreme Court’s June 30 decision in West Virginia vs. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which held that the EPA did not have broad authority to overhaul the nation’s electricity production, many… Read More

New Report: America’s Primary Elections Are Ripe for Reform

June 8, 2022  ·  William Gray
R Street Institute Resident Fellow Matthew Germer has a new report about reforming America’s primary elections. “As primaries act more as a nonpartisan winnowing process for the general, states… Read More

CapitolStrong provides Hill staff resources for tough times

June 2, 2022  ·  Nan Swift
Anyone who has worked on Capitol Hill for a member of Congress has faced the ire of an angry caller. Sometimes merely rude, sometimes calling repeatedly and using offensive language—everyone… Read More