Congressional Modernization Update

[On Thursday] the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (“Modernization Committee”) held a hearing to provide a status update on its progress as it begins its final year. To date, the Modernization Committee has passed a total of 142 recommendations to...

Progress on Modernizing Congress

Nan Swift at LegBranch.org: Impermanent committees too often get a bad rap in Washington. People are quick to point to the 2011 Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction—sometimes called the “Supercommittee”—or the more recent Joint Select Committee on Budget and...