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Book Review by Jim Harper in WashingtonWatch — “A Better Congress: Change the Rules, Change the Results”

Book Review by Jim Harper in WashingtonWatch — “A Better Congress: Change the Rules, Change the Results”

If you’re looking for a last-minute stocking stuffer for the Congress-watcher in your life (or for yourself), look no further than A Better Congress: Change the Rules, Change the Results. The book is written by a congressional insider who knows how the system works—and how people work within the system. Author Joseph Gibson served as […]

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“Quick fix for Congress: Speak English!”

“Quick fix for Congress: Speak English!”

In his new book “A Better Congress: Change the rules, change the results,” Joseph Gibson proposes a novel idea, why don’t members of Congress use plain English when they write legislation. “If bills were drafted in clearer language, perhaps more members would read and understand them. If the bills then became law, the public might […]