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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.


October Event – How centralized power is corrupting our institutions, increasing polarization, and undermining elections

September 21, 2023
The R Street Institute will host its inaugural Real Solutions Summit on October 18 at the Planet Word Museum. The Real Solutions Summit will feature in-depth discussions, networking opportunities, keynotes and… Read More

Red Tape Podcast, Episode 6 – Where’s The Lie?

August 9, 2023
The Pope was wearing what?! Get ready to find out as we navigate the murky waters of misinformation.  R Street’s Resident Elections Fellow, Matt Germer, joins host Kelli Pierce to talk about… Read More

Broad Coalition Urges Enactment of Bipartisan National Emergencies Act Reform

July 18, 2023
This week, more than 30 cross-ideological organizations sent the following letter urging the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, as well as the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government… Read More

South Park Explains Why We’re Trillions in Debt

July 5, 2023
What can we learn about the U.S. debt crisis from a classic South Park episode? Turns out, almost everything. In this episode of Red Tape, a new podcast from… Read More

R Street launches a new podcast: Red Tape

May 25, 2023
This week, the R Street Institute launched Red Tape, a new podcast about the country’s biggest problems and the surprising ways that governments (and regular people) often… Read More

Watch: Future Casework Virtual Summit

December 16, 2022
While Congress and the federal agencies in its oversight jurisdiction have changed drastically in the last fifty years, Congressional casework has remained stuck in place. The POPVOX Foundation convened… Read More

New Book: Congress Explained by Casey Burgat and Charles Hunt

December 8, 2022
Casey Burgat and Charles Hunt have a new textbook that belongs on the bookshelf of everyone interested in Congress and how it works. For those… Read More

Podcast: What Are the Duties of the Speaker of the House of Representatives? (with Paul Ryan)

December 6, 2022
From Kevin Kosar at the American Enterprise Institute: The topic of this episode is, “What are the Duties of the Speaker of the House of Representatives?” My guest… Read More

New Report: Bipartisan House Rules Recommendations for Rebalancing Power in the 118th Congress

November 29, 2022
Today, Demand Progress and the Lincoln Network released bipartisan recommendations for the 118th Congress that would emphasize rules changes in the House of Representatives that would give more power… Read More

Workhorses, not show horses: Five ways to promote effective lawmaking in Congress

August 30, 2022
In case you missed it, the Center for Effective Lawmaking (CEL) Co-Directors Craig Volden and Alan Wiseman wrote in The Conversation about five key ways that lawmakers in Congress… Read More