Reforming Congress – Kevin Esterling (Part 1)

June 15, 2021   Matthew Chervenak

  • Congressional Reform
  • Video
  • 0:15 – Introduction
  • 3:22 – What questions did you have about policy expertise?
  • 8:04 – What were the circumstances when congress could find out about policy expertise from interest groups?
  • 10:31 – Definition and components of the word ‘expertise’
  • 18:02 – Discussing’s Kevin Esterling’s book
  • 22:00 – What about highly minority views?
  • 25:04 – Technology and its use in congress
  • 27:22 – The idea of representation
  • 31:03 – What kind of information was created from these town halls?
  • 34:10– What did the members of Congress get about going to these town halls?
    [End of Part 1]