Should the Budget Resolution Be Signed by the President?
George Mason University’s James C. Capretta suggests a joint budget resolution signed by the president would produce a more collaborative budget process. He writes: The current budget process does… Read More
House Votes Against Reducing Ethics Committee Funding
On Friday, June 10, the House rejected an amendment to reduce its spending on its Office of Congressional Ethics…. (Read more at Medium.com) Two Congressional Research Service reports… Read More
House Spending Data Shows Where the Staff Are
As DemandProgress’ Daniel Schuman reports, the House just began publishing its spending reports online as data. The House’s “Statements of Disbursement,” which show who how much money… Read More
What does DHS/immigration tell us about the power of Congress and the President?
Institutional power is more of an academic topic. Nonetheless, it has enormous ramifications. The current immigration debate is a great example of that. Despite the rhetoric around the DHS… Read More
Shutdown Roundtable: Lessons from 1994?
Here at Rule22, we decided to try something new: we’re each going to weigh in on the looming government shutdown. Josh’s excellent post, if you haven’t read it, suggests… Read More