Hearing on Proxy Voting

Don Wolfensberger at The Hill: The House Rules Committee is to be commended on holding a day-long hearing March 17 on proxy floor voting and remote committee proceedings — two emergency pandemic procedures initiated in the last Congress. All told, 16 House members...

Proxy Voting Persists

Donald Wolfensberger at The Hill: On Jan. 20, the Brookings Institution released an updated study on proxy voting on the floor of the House of Representatives. The report reviewed votes through the first session of this 117th Congress. Coauthored by Emily Larson,...

Proxy Voting During Omicron

At Axios, Hans Nichols (who attended CMC for his freshman year) reports on proxy voting: Why it matters: Proxy voting was enacted to allow representatives to reduce their risk of contracting the virus, but it has also undercut the convening of the People’s House...

Still Proxy After All These Months

Devin Dwyer,Benjamin Siegel,Amanda Maile, and Elizabeth Thomas at ABC: Millions of American workers have returned to the office, and most children are back to in-person learning at schools, but dozens of members of the U.S. House of Representatives are still literally...