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How stakeholder advisory committees could help fix a broken Congress

Kasdin, Stuart (2018) How stakeholder advisory committees could help fix a broken Congress. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (26 Mar 2018). Website.

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Abstract

The US Congress is mired in gridlock, with spending bills now only passed under threat of government shutdown. But how can Congress get past this dysfunction and begin to pass legislation without such partisan rancor? Stuart Kasdin explores one potential solution to these problems: the introduction of advisory committees made up of stakeholders and interest groups, which would be attached to Congressional authorizing committees. He writes that to overcome Congress’ status quo inertia, the reform could be implemented in stages and depending on the circumstances of individual committees.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2018 14:53
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 16:41
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/89309

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