filibuster reform

Sign the petition to fix the U.S. Senate

Please join with Senators Jeff Merkley, Tom Udall and Tom Harkin, by telling Senate leaders to include a real, talking filibuster in any package of Senate rules reforms. Clickhere to sign our petition—Sens. Merkley, Udall and Harkin will see to it thatSenate leaders hear your message. Between now and January…

What Does it Take to Filibuster?

The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on reforming its filibuster rules on January 22.  Here are 5 Senators that need to hear that you are tired of a dysfunctional body that doesn’t get anything done on the problems facing our country including promoting economic development.Senator Harry ReidSenator Max BaucusSenator…

Action Alert! Filibusters should be for talking, not hiding

If you believe that the U.S. Senate is dysfunctional, nobody gets along, there is no cooperation, important legislation never gets approved….you’re not alone. But there is hope.  Read my op.ed below that ran in The Hill today.  It describes the Senate filibuster rules problem and what is being proposed to…