Removing House members from standing committees

August 15, 2018
(Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in Legislative Procedure on August 14, 2018.) Representative Chris Collins, R-N.Y., was recently arrested for insider trading. Immediately after his… Read More

Diversity and consensus in Senate committees

July 24, 2018
By Jason Mycoff In an era of party polarization and congressional infighting, many wonder if Congress can get anything done. My research focuses on how diverse perspectives… Read More

Committee Sheet: Senate Committee on Appropriations

July 23, 2018
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Committee Sheet: Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

July 16, 2018
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Despite appearances – or perhaps because of them – Congress is not as dysfunctional as some believe

July 11, 2018
Image source: VOA By John Ray Since the publication of the historic Congress: The Broken Branch, observers of life on the Hill have lamented the decline of Congress as… Read More

Committee Sheet: Senate Committee on Rules and Administration

July 9, 2018
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Committee Sheet: Senate Committee on the Judiciary

June 25, 2018
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Committee Sheet: Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

June 18, 2018
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How committee staffers clear the runway for legislative action in Congress

June 13, 2018
Admittedly, the audience at this spring’s “The State of Congressional Capacity Conference” was a receptive one. Congressional scholars from across the country gathered and presented research asking and… Read More

Committee Sheet: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

June 11, 2018
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