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CD273: Inside Congressional Committees with Dr. Maya Kornberg

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Release Date: 05/14/2023

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For this episode, Jen sat down for an interview with fellow Congress nerd Dr. Maya Kornberg. Dr. Kornberg is a Research Fellow for the Brennan Center for Justice's Elections and Government Program and author of Inside Congressional Committees: Function and Dysfunction in the Legislative Process. They talk about how and why the power of committees has shifted over time, how witnesses are selected for hearings, why the hearing archives disappeared, resources for information that Congress has that we don’t have access to, and where we can find hope for improvements in terms of how Congress functions.

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View the shownotes on our website at https://congressionaldish.com/cd-273-inside-congressional-committees-with-dr-maya-kornberg

Relevant Links

Inside Congressional Committees: Function and Dysfunction in the Legislative Process.

Dr. Maya Kornberg Bio. Brennan Center for Justice.

House Administration Subcommittee on Modernization.

“Public Input Forum on Puerto Rico Status Act Discussion Draft.” House Natural Resources Committee.


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