Why enacting H.R. 4010, the Congressional Subpoena Compliance and Enforcement Act of 2017, is a big mistake

January 9, 2018
Source: Issa.house.gov By Morton Rosenberg   Summary The House of Representatives’ recent passage of the Congressional Subpoena Compliance and Enforcement Act of 2017 (H.R. 4010), whatever its intention, effectively signals… Read More

Reasserting Congress’ Investigative Authority

July 21, 2017
Mort Rosenberg, who served as an attorney for the Congressional Research Service for 30+ years, has written a short white paper on the immense, and under-utilized, investigative authorities of… Read More

Video of Meeting On: Does Congress Have the Capacity it Needs to Conduct Oversight?

May 24, 2017
Envisioned by the founders as the “first” branch of government, Congress has the responsibility of overseeing and managing the other two arms of our constitutional system. And yet, as the… Read More

Congressional Staff: Want to Learn How to Conduct Oversight?

May 24, 2017
  Then grab a free copy of this new edition of When Congress Comes Calling, which was published by the Constitution Project. This manual was written… Read More

ICYMI: A Manual for Conducting Congressional Oversight

October 5, 2016
Source: Constitution Project Mort Rosenberg spent decades at the Congressional Research Service advising staff and Members how to conduct oversight. After he retired, he published this guide —based upon… Read More