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House Democrats will start with political reform. It may be doomed.
But are they missing the real target ... when the new Congress convenes in January. My own feeling about this is that the voting rights piece is the most important, and perhaps the most difficult to a... read more
Congress, dump the budget gimmicks – we need real reform
The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill Before I get to what I wish for tax reform, let me start with what I fear: unpaid-for tax cuts pretending to be real refo... read more
Little time left to overhaul how Congress reacts to sexual harassment allegations against lawmakers
a key backer of the reform ... Congress to be refusing to let themselves be held accountable under strong standards is troubling,” said Maya Raghu, director of workplace equality and senior counsel at ... read more
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Mitch McConnell Appears to Be Killing Bipartisan Sentencing Reform
Congress imposed mandatory ... The bill would let some federal inmates participating in “evidence-based recidivism reduction programs” earn credit to leave prison more quickly; the sentencing reform a... read more
So you want to reform democracy
Members of Congress don’t necessarily want ... Start with the problems you see in our existing delegation system. Saying we simply need to delegate our vote misses how we’ve already done that, and tha... read more
Dear Congress, Help Trump With Prison Reform
It’s time for our lawmakers in Congress to set antagonism aside ... rather than allowing those who want “everything all at once” to tank the much-needed reform that we have a real chance of securing n... read more
Why Do House Democrats Want to Limit Their Ability to Raise Revenue?
However, at some point in the future-- probably soon after the bond market recoils at the challenges of financing this massive government debt--Congress will awake ... It lacks verisimilitude. And let ... read more
Want real reform? Let's start with Congress.
I've been thinking about that as I've watched Congress tackle health-care reform. Last weekend, after months of committee deliberations, backroom dealmaking and leadership arm-twisting, the House narr... read more
Want to Fight Police Misconduct? Reform Qualified Immunity
in order to bring about real police accountability, we need to reform qualified immunity. Before getting into what Campaign Zero is proposing and why their proposal ought to include qualified immunity ... read more
Reorganizing the Executive Branch: The Trump Administration’s Plan and What Congress Should Do to Advance It
Without congressional action, the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB’s) reform and reorganization ... there are several ways for Congress to enact the OMB’s plan. However Congress decides to proce... read more
Cuomo on ethics reforms: 2017 starts with outside income reform
“We’re going to go back to Albany, and we’re going to do the unfinished business this year and we’re going to start with real ethics reforms,” Cuomo ... of the state’s chief judge) “You want a governm... read more
Do you want to drain the swamp? Then start investing in Congress
ADVERTISEMENT Give Congress more money? Your skepticism is warranted, but let us examine why ... John Gallagher Do you want to drain the swamp? Then start investing in Congress GOP lawmaker ... read more