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Letter Calling On House Democrats To Publish Caucus Rules Online
Kevin Kosar

April 10, 2019

House Democratic Caucus

1420 Longworth
House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515

Dear Chairman Jeffries:

We,
the twenty-two undersigned organizations, write to renew…

Testimony On Adjustments to CRS Report Formatting Before the House Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee
Kevin Kosar

Written testimony of Kevin R. Kosar Vice President of Policy, R Street Institute Before the House of Representatives Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee

April 2, 2019

Thank you,…

, Tribune Content Agency
Smart Ideas: Presidential Records Act Is Largely Unenforceable
C. Jarrett Dieterle & Courtney Joslin

From Tribune Content Agency:

Jared Kushner’s use of WhatsApp to communicate with foreign leaders and Ivanka Trump’s use of a personal email account may violate the Presidential Records Act….

Letter: Five Principles to Improve Judicial Accountability and Efficiency
Anthony Marcum

Dear Chairmen Graham and Nadler
and Ranking Members Feinstein and Collins:

February 19, 2019

We write in
support of increased transparency and accountability in our nation’s federal
courts…

Letter: Transparency Orgs Urge Democratic Caucus to Publish Its Rules
Kevin Kosar

Dear Chairman Jeffries:

On behalf of 16 transparency and accountability organizations, we request you make the current rules for the Democratic
Caucus of the House of Representatives publicly…

Letter on House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) business meeting
Kevin Kosar

February 5, 2019

The Honorable Adam Schiff HVC-304, The U.S. Capitol Washington, DC 20515

Dear Chairman Schiff:

We, the undersigned organizations, urge you to ensure that the…

Letter in support of the Electronic Court Records Reform Act
Anthony Marcum

Letter to House. Letter to Senate.

We write to you today in support of the Electronic Court Records Reform Act, a bill sponsored by the ranking member of this committee, and the legacy of H.R….

R Sheet on Leadership PACs
Marian Currinder & Kevin Kosar
Case studies highlight success of member-driven congressional oversight
Aubrey Neal

Re-establishing Congress’ strength as an independent, functioning branch of government is a goal easier said than done. Officials and experts alike struggle to propose rubber-hits-the-road…

, St. Paul Pioneer Press
Leadership PACs are a campaign-finance scandal
Marian Currinder

This piece originally ran in the Washington Post. 

Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., and his wife were indicted in August on suspicion of using campaign money to pay for lavish vacations, meals,…