A Practical Way Forward on Filibuster Reform

June 17, 2021

Some lawmakers have declared that the filibuster should remain essentially untouchable, claiming that it promotes necessary compromise and prevents highly divisive legislative plans from coming to fruition. On the other hand, many lawmakers have openly called for eliminating the filibuster entirely, arguing that it stands in the way of passing important legislation. This is a false choice.

Publication Type: Commentary

Publication Topic: Effectiveness, efficiency and transparency,Management and leadership