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Opinion: There’s no oversight of billions in Ukraine aid — we need fiscal watchdogs

May 18, 2022  ·  William Gray
Danielle Brian, executive director of the Project on Government Oversight, writes in The Hill: As the Senate works to pass the almost $40 billion in emergency supplemental funds for… Read More

Speaker Pelosi to announce she is setting a minimum salary for House staffers

May 6, 2022  ·  William Gray
Today, Punchbowl News shared a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to her colleagues that revealed she was setting a minimum salary floor of $45,000 annually for House… Read More

Today: “Best Practices for Election Audits”

April 13, 2022  ·  William Gray
This event co-sponsored by Wayne Law’s Voting Rights and Election Law Society & Levin Center. Properly administered election audits are one of the most important tools states can use to… Read More

Event: Exploring The Economist’s View of the World

March 31, 2022  ·  William Gray
Join us for a wide-ranging conversation with author Steven Rhoads, The Washington Post’s Megan McArdle and American Action Forum president and former Congressional Budget Office director Doug Holtz-Eakin as we… Read More

RSVP Now: What happened to Fat Leonard? The Cost of Oversight Failures from Carriers to the Halls of Congress

February 22, 2022  ·  William Gray
When the eponymous “Fat Leonard” scandal burst on the news cycle in 2013, many believed the sordid tale of bribery, fraud and corruption at some of the highest echelons of… Read More

WATCH: How we broke the presidency

February 17, 2022  ·  William Gray
A light-hearted approach to an issue we can all agree on: We need to strengthen Congress. Video by Kite & Key media. What is the president’s job? Over the years,… Read More

New report: House committees are hearing from fewer witnesses and that hurts public policy.

January 28, 2022  ·  William Gray
Appearing today in the Washington Post, new research by John D. Rackey, Lauren C. Bell and Kevin R. Kosar examine how often Congress has heard from witnesses over the… Read More

New Report: 1 in 8 congressional staffers in D.C. aren’t paid a living wage

January 26, 2022  ·  William Gray
A new report from Issue One analyzing LegiStorm data highlights “why Congress should invest in greater compensation for its junior staff.” Among the key findings: 1 in 8… Read More

States should run elections. Here’s how they can run them better.

January 24, 2022  ·  William Gray
Last week, the R Street Institute, American Enterprise Institute, Bipartisan Policy Center, Issue One and Unite America released a new report on election reform, targeting policy changes that, if implemented, would… Read More

Democrats Can Beat a GOP Filibuster Without Wrecking Senate Rules

January 14, 2022  ·  James Wallner
This piece first appeared in Reason. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris want Congress to pass two voting rights bills presently stuck in the Senate. Biden and Harris… Read More