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William Gray

Communications Director, R Street Institute

William Gray is the communications director at the R Street Institute. He is also founder and curator of Floor Charts – the online archive of charts, props and posters from Congress and the White House.

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Congressional Management Foundation: What Does Working in Congress Mean to You?

January 6, 2022
In 2011, the Congressional Management Foundation surveyed more than 1,400 congressional staff and asked an open-ended question: What does working in Congress mean to you? They received more… Read More
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EVENT: Obstacles to the Democratic Agenda on Capitol Hill

November 10, 2021
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
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EVENT: Losers’ Consent: How do we stabilize our democracy?

October 21, 2021
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
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A Necessary Step to Stabilizing our Democracy – Restoring Loser’s Consent

October 13, 2021
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
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Watch: U.S. Capitol and D.C. Police Testify on January 6 Attack

July 28, 2021
Capitol and D.C. police testify at the first hearing of the special committee created to investigate the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Watch on C-SPAN. Read More
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Meet the Alliance for Congress

July 21, 2021
The Alliance for Congress, a new initiative by the Partnership for Public Service, launches today! Their mission is to unite allies to help Congress become a healthier and… Read More
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The House votes to create a select committee to investigate January 6

July 1, 2021
From the New York Times: The House voted mostly along party lines on Wednesday to create a select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol, pushing… Read More
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Read the HSGAC & Rules report on January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

June 9, 2021
Senators Klobuchar, Blunt, Peters and Portman released the first Congressional report examining the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. It can be read here. Demand Progress… Read More
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The fallout of January 6 continues to land on Capitol Hill staff

May 27, 2021
Katherine Tully-McManus has a must-read in Roll Call about how Capitol Hill staffers are dealing with the ongoing mental, emotional and physical fallout from the events of January 6. Read More
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Roll Call: Hoyer, Jeffries and Lofgren call for study of expanded staff benefits

May 21, 2021
Katherine Tully-McManus at Roll Call reports out Democratic leaders requesting a study examining how certain benefits may impact retention, recruitment and diversity among House staff. Excerpt: They asked Chief… Read More