Sep 17, 2018

How to Restore the Founding Fathers’ Vision for Congress

231 years ago, this week, delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the U.S. Constitution, and each year on September 17 we commemorate its creation and signing. Our founding fathers designed this document to be a national... Read More

Sep 10, 2018

A Nation United: How Bipartisanship Is Still Alive

This week, we remember the tragedy that occurred 17 years ago on September 11. As we recall the shock and sadness, we also reflect on the unification and strength that emerged that day as Congress set aside party labels and partisan... Read More

Aug 28, 2018

Congress Needs a Biennial Budget: Here’s Why

What’s one issue that both parties can agree on? The federal budget process is flawed. And with the new fiscal year approaching on October 1, the process failings are becoming more evident with battles over how federal funds should be... Read More

Aug 28, 2018

5 Ways to Make Congress Work for Us Again

Labor Day is an opportunity to honor the American workers who built the backbone of our nation and shaped laws designed to ensure the well-being of our workforce. Meanwhile, just 18 percent of voters approve of the job Congress is doing,... Read More

Aug 23, 2018

Congress’s Opportunity to Make Modern History

The idea of a government shutdown, which happens when Congress fails to pass the appropriations bills – either individually or part of a package – before the new fiscal year begins on October 1, has become all too normalized. Read More

Aug 15, 2018

3 Reasons Why Congress Needs a New Schedule

Having ample time to debate on legislative matters is a vital step towards creating a functional Congress. But currently, and the Senate’s work schedule doesn’t look much different. Under Congress’s current schedule, Members... Read More

Aug 7, 2018

6 of Capitol Hill’s Most Action Oriented Legislators

In this hyper-partisan era, it often feels like Congress is in a perpetual state of dysfunction and gridlock—and the doom-and-gloom headlines certainly feed that sentiment. But there’s still a reason to have hope that a revitalized... Read More

Aug 1, 2018

5 Ways You Can Help Revitalize Congress

Congress needs help. Our governing process is failing to function: less than 2% of the bills originating in the House of Representatives actually become law. The solution? A fundamental overhaul that reforms Congress, making it more... Read More

Jul 24, 2018

Why The Filibuster Needs Reform

At a time where inflexible partisanship is soaring, there is a need more than ever for a bipartisan discussion on congressional reforms. The filibuster is often cited as one of the reasons nothing gets done in Washington.  When overused,... Read More

Jul 17, 2018

Engage with Your Lawmakers This Summer

This summer, our representatives in D.C. will be coming home for a brief break to participate in parades, campaign events, and to meet with constituents. During this time, they will be able to match faces with the issues they debate in... Read More

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