Diverse groups thank Congress for its modernization efforts

April 7, 2020
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Bipartisan reform in a fitful Senate?

April 6, 2020
Back in the antediluvian era of late February 2020, a group of 70 former U.S. Senators took to the opinion page of the Washington Post to lament the sorry state of America’s… Read More

Broad coalition calls for Congress to reclaim its national security powers

March 18, 2020
Statement of Principles All Americans have a stake in decisions to go to war, bypass ordinary laws through emergency declarations, or sell weapons to foreign regimes. That is why the… Read More

Some good news from the Hill: Congress is standing up for itself, together

March 15, 2020
Source: House Rules Committee, March 3, 2020. It is rare these days that people have happy news to share in the nation’s capital. But we are here to do… Read More

House may vote today on congressional reform measures

March 10, 2020
Source: House Committee on Administration, Ranking member Rodney Davis. Word on the Hill is that the House will vote today on H. Res 756 under the suspension of rules. Read More

ICYMI: Reps. Kilmer and Graves speak on bipartisan recommendations to improve Congress

March 7, 2020

Broad coalition urges House appropriators to raise staff compensation

March 6, 2020
March 4, 2020 Hon. Nita Lowey, ChairwomanU.S. House Committee on AppropriationsThe Capitol, Room H-307Washington, D.C. 20515 Hon. Kay Granger, Ranking MemberU.S. House Committee on AppropriationsThe Capitol, Room H-307Washington, D.C. 20515 Hon. Tim… Read More

Hearing: Fostering a more deliberative process in Congress

February 4, 2020
The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress will hold a hearing on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 2pm. It will take place in the Cannon House Office Building ion… Read More

What’s in the House’s Modernization Legislation?

January 6, 2020
On December 12th, the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress turned its bipartisan recommendations into a legislative reality when Chairman Derek Kilmer (D-WA) introduced H. Res… Read More

Members of the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress introduce reform legislation

December 11, 2019
Source: https://modernizecongress.house.gov/news/press-releases/modernization-committee-introducing-bipartisan-legislation-reform-congress Legislation includes nearly 30 recommendations made unanimously by the Select Committee this year Washington, D.C. – Today the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (“Select Committee”) will… Read More