Insights - 3 min readTo Understand the Potential of Congress, Study Recent Public Lands Legislation
The recent public lands bill signed into law is an important reminder that in any policy landscape, compromise and bipartisanship is possible.
Insights - 3 min readShutdown Debate 2.0: Don’t Expect a Fairy Tale Ending
As federal employees return to work after the temporary resolution of the government shutdown, all attention shifts to what will happen to avoid another one.
Insights - 2 min readShutdowns: The New Norm
Americans should be concerned over the near-term impacts of the ongoing, historic partial government shutdown, but its dynamics have long-term implications.
Insights - 3 min readOversight and Investigations: Where Will Democrats Focus?
There has been a lot of speculation about how a new Democratic Congress will approach their oversight and investigations responsibilities.
Insights - 2 min readNew Congress…New Rules
Paying close attention to the rules package is an important early indicator for both the priorities and the process we can expect over the next two years.
Insights - 3 min readFive Things to Expect in the 116th Congress
Here are five key factors we can expect to happen with the new majority in the House
Insights - 2 min readWhat to Watch For on Election Night
There will be significant implications over the next two years for policy, the 2020 election, and the President.
Insights - 2 min readLate-Stage Factors Determine Leadership Elections
Why to take a wait and see approach.
Insights - 3 min readThe Guide to Legislating with Less Than 250 Days Until the Election
Sifting between the noise and the results.
Insights - 3 min readJoint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform
The challenges before this committee are enormous. The problems have built up over decades – from government shutdowns and a parade of continuing resolutions to massive deficits and budget breakdowns.