Mar 13, 2014
An assemblyman in California wants citizens to use the wiki model to draft legislation.
Jul 23, 2012
About a year ago a law went into effect called the Plain Writing Act, meant to compel federal agencies into communicating with the public in a more accessible way. Now a nonprofit has come out with its first report card based on the act, and most agencies are not doing very well.
Jun 22, 2012
According to Democratic Congressman Howard Berman, helicopter noise in Southern California is getting way too loud and frequent, and that's why he's pushing for new federal regulations.
Jun 5, 2012
A Senate bill may end $36 million in funding for Republican and Democratic national conventions -- money that pays for everything from patriotic flags to the teleprompter.
May 29, 2012
There's a long list of legislative issues on hold. Blame the upcoming election.
Mar 2, 2012
When you're in pain and in need of treatment, it's hard to pay really close attention to your health care choices. Commentator Renee Lux describes how treating her stiff neck led to a huge hike in her insurance costs.
Mar 2, 2012
Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa is among the U.S. senators pushing for the end of the dollar bill in the quest to save the government money.
Feb 27, 2012
Some legislators in Wyoming are taking no chances should the American economy get worse. Much worse, one assumes.
Feb 24, 2012
Marketplace economics editor Chris Farrell says it's all very well telling us to save, but where are we supposed to put our money?
Aug 3, 2011
Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), have introduced The International Cybercrime and Reporting Act, which would hold...