Reformers

At The Washington Post, Paul Kane writes on Tom Graves, Derek Kilmer, and the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress: They believe that if members of Congress could be in charge of directing funding to their districts, they will be much more invested in the...

Modernize Congress

From the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress: The House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress approved its fifth and final package of recommendations last week to “to make Congress work better for the American people.”   The final...

Appropriations Breakdown

Molly E. Reynonds at The Washington Post: It is increasingly hard for members of Congress to use the appropriations process to achieve their legislative goals. In recent years, party leaders — often but not always working with pivotal committee chairs — have become...