Trends in Congressional and Support Agency Staffing

May 23, 2016
Lee Drutman and Steven Teles’ article, “A New Agenda for Political Reform,” include charts showing the decline in the number of staff….(Read more at Washington Monthly). This… Read More

To Be Effective Legislators, Members of Congress Need Expert Resources of Their Own

May 19, 2016
Professor James Curry (University of Utah) is the author of Legislating in the Dark: Information and Power in the House of Representatives (University of Chicago Press, 2015). He writes: “Public… Read More

Should Congress Pay Staff Overtime?

May 10, 2016
In the Hill, Veronique de Rugy writes: “Five million salaried workers will be directly impacted by the Obama administration’s decision to expand overtime pay mandates. Under this new rule, salaried… Read More