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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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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
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House Backs Creation of Commission on Jan. 6 Capitol Riot Despite G.O.P. Opposition

May 21, 2021
The Wall Street Journal reports on the 252 – 175 vote in the House on the 1/6 commission — and the lay of the land as the debate transitions… Read More
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Today: Select Committee to Hold Hearing on Improving Staff Capacity

May 6, 2021
Today, Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress will hold a hearing titled “Congressional Staff Capacity: Improving Staff and Professional Development, Increasing Retention and Competing for Top Talent.”  WHEN: Thursday,… Read More
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WATCH: Government Accountability Office’s Next 100 Years — Oversight, Insight, and Foresight

May 5, 2021
This event was hosted Monday by the Lincoln Network. Description: 2021 year marks the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Government Accountability Office (GAO). After World War I,… Read More
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Protecting our Democracy: Reasserting Congress’ Power of the Purse

April 29, 2021
Today, the House Budget Committee will hold a hearing examining the importance of reasserting Congress’ power of the purse. Witnesses will discuss the proper balance of the separation of powers,… Read More