Congress can be saved when we get big money out of politics
They spend more time fundraising than legislating
Good comments all.
Perhaps reading the bill before passing it would be a good idea to eliminate the pork!
Back in the days before all the lobbyists wrote the bills, I would think that bills could have been easily read and reviewed and that representatives knew what they were voting. I hate to think that Lincoln in the House, Henry Clay, Daniel Webster or any of the legends of Congress didn't read a bill before voting.
Sadly, the self made complexity of government has made it incomprehensible to most of the folks ...including the elected ones!
Maryland does one thing better than the Feds when it comes to legislation.
The State Constitution requires that all bills be limited to one subject and that be described in the title of the bill.
If this was happening in Congress it would be hard to slip in pork amendments as well as other unrelated things in legislation.
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