From National Journal:

“These bills are, on the one hand, pretty innocuous, but you’ve also got staff spending time on this. There’s a lot of little scut work,” says Kevin Kosar, a senior fellow with the nonprofit R Street Institute, who spent 11 years with CRS. Kosar says CRS staffers were pulled in to check biographies of honorees, research the ownership of post offices, and even weigh questions such as whether Congress could put a religious title on a plaque.

“It’s like, I have an advanced degree and I came here to work on serious policy,” says Kosar, who left CRS in October. “Then you’re getting this feel-good legislation and doing stuff an 18-year-old without a degree could do.”

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