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Congress should pass and President Joe Biden should sign into law the comprehensive set of democracy reforms outlined in H.R. 1/S. 1 to advance the freedom to vote, strengthen ethics laws, end partisan gerrymandering and decrease the influence of wealthy special interests in our political system.
To reduce corruption and hold senators accountable, an independent ethics committee focused on the Senate and made up of nonmembers must be established. Without ethics enforcement, members will continue to favor the priorities of donors and special interests. We need stronger ethics enforcement to...
Many members of Congress actively involved in the buying and trading of stocks are failing to disclose such trades in a timely manner. This has led to a widespread, bipartisan trend of ethics violations. Penalties for this behavior, governed by an opaque system, are rare and nominal. Consequently...