January 4, 2007 By Don Wolfensberger,Roll Call Contributing Writer
Congress has undergone many changes since World War II, most of which have had to do with adapting to the complexities of modern society and the commensurate growth in the Executive Branch bureaucracy and powers of the presidency. The first major post War reform efforts begun in 1945 and 1965 were premised on the belief that any institutional changes should be bicameral and bipartisan. Consequently, joint committees of equal party and chamber representation were formed to conduct a comprehensive study of the organization and operations of Congress with a view to strengthening it...
April 17, 2006 By Don Wolfensberger,Roll Call Contributing Writer
Three Wilson Center directors visited St. Edwards University in Austin to discuss political, economic, and environmental issues currently being debated in the U.S. Congress.
Statement by Donald R. Wolfensberger before the House Bipartisan Task Force on Ethics Enforcement, April 19, 2007