2 pages have the tag Legislative Process

  • /news/columns/2016/speed-and-secrecy-kill-democracy/
    Summary “How can we digest all your work in this short amount of time?” Senator Bewley asked the Chair of the housing committee and author of the bill before her. An amendment replacing the bill was released just before the hearing on that bill.
    Body Speed and Secrecy Kill Democracy “How can we digest all your work in this short amount of time?” Senator Bewley asked the Chair of the housing committee and author of the bill before her. An amendment replacing the bill was released just before ...
  • /news/columns/2017/speed-and-secrecy-leaves-the-public-out-in-the-cold/
    Summary In the past eleven years, I wrote 64 times about the problems of speed and secrecy in the legislative process. However, I never saw a calendar as broad and deep in controversy as the most recent one before the State Senate.
    Body Speed and Secrecy Leaves the Public Out in the Cold In the past eleven years, I wrote 64 times about the problems of speed and secrecy in the legislative process. However, I never saw a calendar as broad and deep in controversy as the most recent on...