Reforming Congress – James Curry, PhD, Professor at the University of Utah (Part 2)

March 25, 2021   Matthew Chervenak

  • Congressional Reform
  • Video
  • 0:09 – What have you learned about how personal and professional relationships affect collaboration and compromise within Congress?
  • 5:03 – Transparency vs. Privacy in Congress
  • 9:15 – Where should transparency exist, and where should privacy exist?
  • 11:44 – Defining the difference between debate and deliberation
  • 14:17 – What role do staff play in legislative activities?
    [Lightning Round]
  • 15:58 – What do you think congressional representation should mean?
  • 21:32 – How would your ideal Congress allocate its time?
  • 25:33 – How should debate, deliberation, or dialogue, be structured or occur in Congress?
  • 26:45 – What fundamental institutional improvement should Congress make in the next 50 years?
  • 28:45 – What book or article most shaped your thinking with respect to congressional reform?
  • 31:35 – What plans do you have for your research over the long term?
    [End of Part 2]
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