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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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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
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Roll Call: Senate GOP conference upholds earmarks ‘ban’

April 23, 2021
Jennifer Shutt reports in Roll Call about the latest with earmarks: Senate Republicans on Wednesday afternoon stuck with their conference’s internal earmark ban, but that won’t prevent those… Read More
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A new resource for modernizing Congress

April 13, 2021
Today, the R Street Institute launched a new online tool in support of the House Select Committee’s ongoing work on the Modernization of Congress. Guide for a Modern Congress… Read More
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Event: Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress Holds Member Day Hearing on April 15

April 12, 2021
The House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress will hold a Member Day hearing this Thursday, April 15, from 12pm ET to 2pm ET. In 2019, more than… Read More
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Millennial Debt Commission & R Street Institute co-host event with Sens. Angus King (I-ME) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC)

March 29, 2021
The Millennial Debt Commission and the R Street Institute are co-hosting an event with Senators Angus King (I-ME) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC), as well as Congressmen Dean… Read More
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Video: House Select Committee on Modernization of Congress Cohort Listening Session

March 26, 2021
In case you missed it, below is the cohort listening session hosted by Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress. (Follow them on Twitter @ModernizeCmte.)… Read More
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Today — Meeting: House Modernization Committee Cohort Listening Session

March 25, 2021
Link. Date: Thursday, March 25, 2021 Time: 11:00 AM Location: Zoom Webinar Agenda: On Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 11:00 A.M., the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress will hold a… Read More
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Will Democrats Really Nuke the Filibuster—and What Happens If They Do?

March 24, 2021
James Wallner writes in Reason: A growing number of Biden’s supporters want Senate Democrats to abolish the filibuster through another route: the so-called nuclear option. This is a procedural… Read More