Success Stories

Every day, members of Congress and their staff are addressing our country’s urgent challenges under difficult circumstances — often without praise or recognition. At the Alliance for Congress, we work to identify and learn from bright spots in the legislative branch with a goal to further promote the good work of Congress in service to the public.

The Democratic congresswoman from Houston and the senior Republican senator from Texas do not often find themselves on the same side politically, but on June 17, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) stood behind President Joe Biden as he signed their Juneteenth Independence Day Act into law. The legislation, introduced with...
Congress faced a once-in-a-generation battle against a pandemic in 2020 that threatened the nation. In a moment of national pride, the nation’s legislature acted to answer the needs of the American people, and they did this with the critical support of two legislative branch agencies that work behind the scenes – the Government Accountability Office...