Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress

2020 in review: COVID-19 accelerates congressional modernization


Some of the most significant modernization efforts from this year include telework support, virtual hearings and digital submission.

Select Committee to Modernize Congress will return next term


The Select Committee to Modernize Congress will have another two years to try to bring the legislative branch into the 21st century.

Congressman reminds everyone about potential to do legislative work remotely


Rep. Eric Swalwell is reintroducing a bill that would "mandate the development of a secure remote voting system" for use in the House, but only on noncontroversial legislation.

For Congress, tech assessment is best done on two tracks, new paper says


A new paper from Harvard's Ash Center says that an existing GAO shop should continue to look closely at federal R&D and acquisitions, while a new office would handle more policy-oriented work.

2019 in review: The year in building tech capacity on Capitol Hill


The past year featured broad agreement that Congress must do something to increase its tech-savvy.

Committee on modernizing Congress knows what it wants from the House


Members of the panel have put dozens of recommendations into a resolution and are preparing it for a vote.