Reforming Congress – Betsy Hawkings, Former Congressional Chief of Staff (Part 2)

May 17, 2021   Matthew Chervenak

  • Congressional Reform
  • Video
  • 0:09 – On helping the Modernization Committee
  • 3:27 – What new ideas has the Modernization Committee considered that have not typically been mentioned before?
  • 9:29 – Returning to the Congress Map project
  • 11:39 – Highs and lows of the performance of Congress over the years
    [Lightning Round]
  • 15:55 – What do you think congressional representation should mean?
  • 18:52 – How would your ideal Congress allocate its time?
  • 23:33 – How should debate, deliberation, or dialogue occur or be structured in Congress?
  • 26:50 – What fundamental institutional improvement should Congress make in the next 50 years?
  • 29:37 – What book or article most shaped your thinking with respect to congressional reform?
  • 31:57 – Long term plans
    [End of Part 2]