House Spending Data Shows Where the Staff Are

June 2, 2016
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

House Appropriators Approve Small Pay Raise for Personal Staff

May 25, 2016
Something remarkable happened a week ago: a committee in Congress voted to spend a little bit more money on congressional staff. Rep. Sam Farr, D-Calif., offered the amendment to… Read More

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