ReFormers Caucus

Issue One celebrates the life and legacy of Congressman Sherwood “Sherry” Boehlert

Issue One commemorates the life of former Congressman Sherwood “Sherry” Boehlert (R-NY) an active member of Issue One’s ReFormers Caucus, a bipartisan coalition of more than 200 former members of Congress, governors, and Cabinet secretaries united to fix America’s broken political system.  Congressman Boehlert died on September 20. He was 84 years old. Heralded by his peers as “the embodiment

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Issue One remembers the life of ReFormer Adlai Stevenson III of Illinois

Issue One mourns the loss of former Senator Adlai Stevenson III (D-IL), an active member of Issue One’s ReFormers Caucus, a bipartisan coalition of more than 200 former members of Congress, governors, and Cabinet secretaries united to fix America’s broken political system.  Senator Stevenson III passed away on September 6. He was 90 years old. As the descendant of a

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Issue One, joined by former members and leading organizations, calls on Congress to address vulnerabilities and ensure continuity of all three branches

Issue One today sent a letter to congressional leadership calling on Congress to address the urgent and dangerous vulnerabilities to the continuity of all three branches of government. Following the 9/11 terrorist attacks twenty years ago, the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and the Brookings Institution came together to form a Continuity of Government Commission, which found that none of the

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Issue One remembers the lives of ReFormers Carl Levin of Michigan and Dick Lamm of Colorado

Issue One joins in mourning the loss of former Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) and former Governor Richard “Dick” Lamm (D-CO), both of whom were active members of Issue One’s ReFormers Caucus, a bipartisan coalition of more than 200 former members of Congress, governors, and Cabinet secretaries united to fix America’s broken political system.  Senator Levin and Governor Lamm both passed

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Issue One ReFormers Caucus Co-chairs Zach Wamp (R-TN) and Tim Roemer (D-IN) urge Congress to protect voting rights on anniversary of signing of Voting Rights Act of 1965

The United States will celebrate an important voting rights milestone later this week: Friday marks the 56th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act, which President Lyndon Johnson signed into law on Aug. 6, 1965. Moreover, today marks 80 days since Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) said that “inaction is not an option” when it

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IO in the news: May 2021 recap

May was a remarkably busy month for Issue One. Last month, we quickly ramped up our efforts calling for an independent and bipartisan January 6th Commission. All told, we secured 63 press hits — an Issue One May record  — including 12 television segments across networks including MSNBC and CNN, and three op-eds in The Hill, Omaha World-Herald, and the

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Issue One ReFormers Caucus co-chairs applaud bipartisan momentum on the Voting Rights Act

In response to the letter from Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) sent to congressional leadership in both chambers urging Congress to reauthorize the Voting Rights Act, Issue One ReFormers Caucus Co-chairs Amb. Tim Roemer (D-IN) and Rep. Zach Wamp (R-TN) released the following statement: “We applaud Senator Manchin and Senator Murkowski for their leadership in working

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Issue One remembers the life of ReFormer Elizabeth Furse

Issue One mourns the passing of former Rep. Elizabeth Furse (D-OR) and offers our sincerest condolences to her friends, family, and constituents as we remember and celebrate her life of public service. Rep. Furse brought extensive experience, as well as a commitment to domestic reforms and international peace, to Issue One’s ReFormers Caucus, a bipartisan coalition of more than 200

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Swamp Stories episode 26: Conversation with former Rep. Reid Ribble

Episode 26 of Swamp Stories is the third episode in our periodic series of longform conversations between host Weston Wamp and leaders in the political reform movement. In this episode, Weston is joined by former Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI) to chat about the need for political reform, the problems Ribble sees with his own party’s narrative on elections, and the

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