Post Archive by Month: March,2019

Issue One goes to Unrig Summit in Nashville

Party Before Country "Party before country is un-American." Fmr. Rep. Zach Wamp (R-TN), Co-chair of Issue One's bipartisan ReFormers Caucus, electrified the crowd at the #UnrigTheSystem summit over the weekend with this important message. Posted by Issue One on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 This week, Issue One will join over 1,500 activists in Nashville, Tennessee at the 2019 Unrig

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Fix Congress! What happened at the first hearing to modernize Congress

Earlier this week, the bipartisan Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (or modernizing committee for short) held its first public hearing that solicited testimony from sitting members of Congress. Committee Chair Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA), Vice Chair Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA), and other members of the committee heard proposals from 35 of their Republican and Democratic House colleagues about

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Three Lessons Learned From the For the People Act

This op-ed originally appeared in RealClearPolitics.  Last week, in the face of rising authoritarianism around the world and with their new majority in the House, Democrats passed the most robust package of democracy reform proposals in a generation, albeit along a strictly party-line vote. It was an important moment for the political party whose candidates ran on a reform agenda

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Congress needs to act immediately to provide states with the emergency federal funding they need to run safe, secure and credible elections in November. The previous federal funding was an important down payment, but reports from state and local election officials indicate substantially more federal emergency assistance is needed as soon as possible. Issue One and many others are working to convince Senators to vote in July for more funding so that our November elections are safe, secure, and fair.