Reforming Congress – Congressman Rodney Davis (Part 2)

April 15, 2021   Matthew Chervenak

  • Congressional Reform
  • Video
  • 0:09 – Describe how staffers for a representative or senator are managed and depended on in a congressional office
  • 2:13 – On the particular role that a chief of staff or legislative director plays in staff management
    [Lightning Round]
  • 4:05 – What should congressional representation mean as a member of Congress for a district or state?
  • 5:00 – Markup Vote DATE: March 24, 2021 COMMITTEE: Transportation & Infrastructure BILL: On Agreeing to H.R. 1921, To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Program, and for other purposes.
  • 5:17 – On representation: how do you represent the minority views of your district and also think about future constituents?
  • 7:29 – How should debate, deliberation, or dialogue occur or be structured in Congress?
  • 11:49 – Markup Vote DATE: March 24, 2021 COMMITTEE: Transportation & Infrastructure BILL: On Agreeing to H.R. 1951 As Amended, To increase the Federal share provided under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act for a certain time frame during fiscal year 2020.
  • 12:08 – What fundamental institutional improvement should Congress make in the next 50 years?
  • 14:24 – On the importance of having face to face interactions with members on both sides of the aisle
  • 15:17 – What are your priorities looking ahead to the rest of this congressional session?
    [End of Part 2]
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