Congress’s performance as an institution is critical to the nation and democracy worldwide. Sunwater conducts theoretical and applied research aimed at improving Congress’s institutional knowledge, processes, and efficiency. The program strives to convert lessons from its academic research projects to develop tools, analytics, and datasets that are leveraged by Congress itself and partner institutions conducting similar research.
The U.S. House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress passed 202 bipartisan recommendations to make Congress more efficient, effective, and transparent for the American people. This tracker follows Congress’s ongoing efforts to implement the committee’s recommendations.