Today the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (“Select Committee”) unanimously passed their second round of bipartisan congressional recommendations, crafted to provide key opportunities for staffing, technology, and accessibility reform in the U.S. House of Representatives.
As partisan bickering and political divides continue to dominate headlines, it’s easy to forget that positive things are happening in Congress. Despite this, progress is being made, including on the Modernization Committee—one of the few truly bipartisan committees in Congress. So, what can Congress as a whole learn from the Modernization Committee’s bipartisan leadership and its members?
The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (“Select Committee”) today held a hearing to explore best practices and ways to foster leadership training and development for new Members of Congress. “Fostering the Next Generation of Leaders: Setting Members up for Success,” examined key resources, tools and ideas to enhance professional development and support within Capitol Hill.
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These phrases all describe how many view the US Congress. It's no secret that the American people are fed up with the dysfunction that exists in Washington.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (“Select Committee”) today unanimously approved their first round of bipartisan congressional recommendations focusing on transparency in the legislative branch. The recommendations aim to give the American public greater access to the inner-workings of Congress.