Rep. Darin LaHood On Creating a Congress of Tomorrow

Rep. Darin LaHood, D-Il, writes at the Ripon Forum:

“Simply put, the body “of the People,” voted in “by the People,” is not working “for the People.”

“So what do we do about a dysfunctional Congress? When the governing process fails to function, reform is necessary. It is time to return to performance-based governing, restore order and effectiveness, re-establish a balance of power and re-create an environment in which Congress is trusted by the People. Significant change in the legislative branch will require real actions and real work by those currently serving. Recognizing this, I have introduced with my democratic colleague, Congressman Dan Lipinski, the “Congress of Tomorrow Project.”

“Our legislation, H. Con. Res. 28, was introduced on February 16th earlier this year and….”


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