August Brown Bags (September Bonus!): Kevin Kosar

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Date(s) - 09/05/2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ketchum Hall, Veterans of Foreign Wars Building


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The Rise and Fall of Legislative Branch Staffing

Kevin Kosar (vice president of policy for the R Street Institute) argues that Congress needs staff to carry out the duties prescribed by the Constitution and demanded by the public. From 1900 to 1990, Congress sporadically grew its staff to help it contend with its growing workload. That ended in the 1990s, and since then the legislative branch has downsized its corps of employees despite the expansion of government.

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Location: Ketchum Hall, Veterans of Foreign Wars building, 200 Maryland Ave. NE