News from the Community

The following news items are an aggregation of RSS feeds taken from over 60 websites across the web.  They represent member organizations from the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation, the Bridge Alliance, and supporting organizations of the Transpartisan Review.  Although not all items reflect transpartisan news and opinion, the following feed offers an interesting snapshot of the work of organizations who pursue a mission of sharing meaningful ideas and lasting solutions to our most pressing problems.

  • The Red Style in American Politics
    What do Donald Trump and the Daily Worker have in common? ... (Read More)
    Source: Better AngelsPublished on 2017-02-06By josephine
  • Wyoming is Fired Up for 2018 Ballot Initiative
    Wyoming is making its bid to be the 19th state to formally call for the 28th Amendment to overturn the notorious Citizens United v. FEC decision. In just the past week before this committee vote took place:   We asked Senator Alan Simpson (R-Wyoming), of the American Promise Advisory Council to speak up on the issue. Our friend Ken Chestek, an associate professor at University of Wyoming law school, Jeff Clements, and local American Promise members hosted Citizen Uprising events in Wyoming to encourage Wyoming citizens to take action for the 28th Amendment. These actions inspired dozens of calls and ... (Read More)
    Source: Published on 2017-02-06
  • Wyoming is Fired Up for 2018 Ballot Initiative
    Wyoming is making its bid to be the 19th state to formally call for the 28th Amendment to overturn the notorious Citizens United v. FEC decision. In just the past week before this committee vote took place:   We asked Senator Alan Simpson (R-Wyoming), of the American Promise Advisory Council to speak up on the issue. Our friend Ken Chestek, an associate professor at University of Wyoming law school, Jeff Clements, and local American Promise members hosted Citizen Uprising events in Wyoming to encourage Wyoming citizens to take action for the 28th Amendment. These actions inspired dozens of calls and ... (Read More)
    Source: American PromisePublished on 2017-02-06
  • Citizen Leadership Succeeded in Wyoming Resolution
    Our friends in Wyoming gathered in Laramie for a Citizen Uprising event last week, and within days, delivered across the aisle and across Wyoming. Direct communication from voters to their representatives made the difference. Read more... ... (Read More)
    Source: Published on 2017-02-03
  • Citizen Leadership Succeeded in Wyoming Resolution
    Our friends in Wyoming gathered in Laramie for a Citizen Uprising event last week, and within days, delivered across the aisle and across Wyoming. Direct communication from voters to their representatives made the difference. Read more... ... (Read More)
    Source: American PromisePublished on 2017-02-03
  • POGO Condemns Congressional Vote to Gut Anti-Corruption Law
    The Project On Government Oversight (POGO) emphatically condemns Congress’ vote to eliminate an important anti-corruption measure critical to ensuring American taxpayers can hold the government accountable for its dealings with the oil, gas, and mining industries. ... (Read More)
    Source: POGOPublished on 2017-02-03
  • How to Deal with a High Volume of Incoming Communications
    As the volume of incoming constituent communications rises exponentially across Capitol Hill, the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) has pulled together information that might help your office deal with the deluge. Please read on for our advice – whether for phone , email , social media or your website . ... (Read More)
    Source: CMFPublished on 2017-02-03
  • House off to Strong Start on Whistleblower Protections in 2017
    A House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee hearing highlighted that the Committee is seriously considering legislative improvements to whistleblower protections, and is ready and willing to conduct oversight of the administration’s handling of whistleblowers. As always, this oversight is incredibly important. ... (Read More)
    Source: POGOPublished on 2017-02-02
  • Executive Order is Two Steps Backwards on Regulations
    President Trump’s “one-in, two-out” Executive Order on regulations could bring rulemaking to a grinding halt and shortsightedly ignores the benefits from regulations. ... (Read More)
    Source: POGOPublished on 2017-02-02
  • Helping People Disown a President
    In years of Obama's presidency, and in the first 2 weeks of Trump's, people have asked me how to convince others to disown their favored president. With Trump already underwater in favorability ratings, and hitting a record in reaching a majority disapproving of his work as President, he's got a lot of Americans looking for ways to hobble him by reducing his popularity further. Such a popularity reduction would create an incentive for the GOP-led Congress to work against him.Reducing popularity means turning supporters against a president. But many people looking to gain those converts are taking altogether the wrong ... (Read More)
    Source: ReConsiderPublished on 2017-02-02By Erik Fogg
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