Reforming Congress – Congressman David Price

November 23, 2021   Matthew Chervenak

  • Congressional Reform
  • Video
  • 0:14– Background
  • 4:36– 4th District of North Carolina
  • 8:19– What is the time allocation in Congress?
  • 13:42– Ideal time allocation
  • 15:44– What goes into bill creation? Where do the ideas come from?
  • 23:11– Co-sponsorships
  • 25:59– Did the political science degree affect your perspectives in Congress?
  • 29:42– What aspects of the parliamentarian system could be implemented in the democratic system, if any?
  • 32:53– Budget Process
  • 39:17– Top down budget process
  • 40:24– Appropriations process
  • 46:10– Which subcommittees work best?
  • 50:03– Rules in committees
  • 51:35– How would you measure success in committees and subcommittees?
  • 56:41– Representation
  • 1:08:19– How the 2 year terms can create liabilities
  • 1:09:49– What fundamental institutional improvement should Congress make within 50 years?
  • 1:16:29– Long term plans
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