Congress Is On Pace To Be The Least Productive Ever

NPR – December24, 2013

We’re only at halftime for the 113th Congress, but if current trends hold, it’s well on track to being the least productive lawmaking effort in the nation’s history. During this Congress’ first year-long session, just 58 bills became law — and many that did were about naming post offices or transferring federal lands. In fact, the most memorable act of Congress this year may well have been its failure to act in time to avoid a government shutdown.

We don’t expect a Congress to be flawless.
But, it is surprising when it’s lawless.

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