To modernize Congress, strengthen its ability to deliberate

November 25, 2017
Matt Glassman writes in the November copy of the Ripon Society: As an institution, Congress does not appear very different than it did 200 years ago. It remains… Read More

Committee sheet: House Committee on Education and the Workforce

November 20, 2017
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Committee sheet: House Committee on the Budget

November 13, 2017
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Committee sheet: House Committee on Armed Services

November 6, 2017
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Silencing the Senate’s watchdog: How staff cuts and churn are damaging the Senate Rules Committee

November 1, 2017
By Jean P. Bordewich The Senate Rules Committee is in crisis. The alarming statistics on its staff turnover, published by LegBranch.com, should worry anyone concerned about creeping congressional… Read More

Committee sheet: House Committee on Agriculture

November 1, 2017
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The Senate Committee on Rules and Administration is hemorrhaging staff. Why?

October 25, 2017
At the beginning of the 115th Congress, Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) took over as chairman of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee from Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO). Over… Read More

Committee Sheet: House Committee On Administration

October 24, 2017
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New LegBranch.com Resource: Committee Sheets

October 23, 2017
LegBranch.com Resource: Committee Fact Sheets Who is the ranking member on the House Administration committee? What are the Senate Banking committee’s key issues and what is their yearly… Read More

The Number of Hearings Is Going Down

July 6, 2017
At Vox, Jonathan Lewallen, Sean Theriault, and Bryan Jones write:  “We should not be surprised by the lack of Senate committee hearings on the AHCA. It… Read More