History of Congressional Staffing

Kevin Kosar is co-director of the Legislative Branch Capacity Working Group, which studies Congress and makes recommendations for improving… read more

Kevin Kosar is co-director of the Legislative Branch Capacity Working Group, which studies Congress and makes recommendations for improving its performance. He talked about the history of congressional staffing and detailed the reasons for its rapid growth in numbers and the expansion of duties starting in the early 20th century. Mr. Kosar also discussed some of the modern attempts to reduce staffing and addressed questions of staff mismanagement and abuse by members of Congress. The U.S. Capitol Historical Society hosted this event. close

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History of Congressional Staffing

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Program ID:
451089-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 17, 2018 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 28, 2018 | 9:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 17, 2018 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 18, 2018 | 2:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 18, 2018 | 6:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 20, 2018 | 5:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 21, 2018 | 3:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 28, 2018 | 9:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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