SEVEN PERCENT OF THE HOUSE, or 32 Members, spoke at a Member's Day hearing of the Fix Congress Committee, held on Tuesday, with 35 members submitting written testimony. (Video, Witness statements). The 3 hour hearing, which followed the committee's organizational meeting that adopting committee rules, is too complex to recap, but we summarized the subject matter in this spreadsheet. FWIW, I … Continue reading Forecast for March 18, 2019. The seven-per-cent solution.
TICKING CLOCK ON TRANSPARENCY BILLS The House and Senate have about a dozen good government and transparency bills that have widespread support, have advanced through the chambers, but are now stuck for no apparent (or good) reason. Here's four of them: — The Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act (HR 4631), which requires all mandated agency reports … Continue reading Forecast for August 6, 2018. Transparency Bills Are Stuck and the Clock Is Ticking.