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    Corrections Day

    Committee members heard testimony concerning government regulation in several areas. During this so-called “Corrections Day,” members could propose the elimination of…

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    Legislative Branch Spending Part 1

    Committee members heard testimony on the fiscal year 1996 legislative branch budget and support agency reductions. The House and Senate subcommittees, that write Congress’s own…

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    How House Rules Committee Works

    Representative Butler discussed the “misperceptions” surrounding the House Rules Committee including the belief that House Democrats restrict the number of amendments to certain…

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    House Discharge Petitions

    Representative Inhofe testified concerning his efforts to change the House rules mandating that discharge petitions be confidential and nonbinding. Rep. Inhofe obtained the…

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    Legislative-Judicial Relations

    Mr. Civiletti, attorney general during the Carter presidential administration, spoke to an audience at the Heritage Foundation on a recent efforts to question career prosecutors in the…

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    Conservative Political Action Conference

    Policy analysts discussed proposals to reform Congress in a panel discussion during a conservative political action conference. The speakers discussed the problems besetting Congress…

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    Congressional Reform

    The committee heard testimony from former members of Congress and analysts of congressional behavior during a hearing on proposals to improve the efficiency of Congress and streamline the…

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    Congressional Term Limits

    The speakers talked about the need for term limitation as a tool of political reform. They discussed the high popular support for term limits, and talked about the many advantages of…

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