Derek Kilmer

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.

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.

The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress gets another year


The popular group will now continue its work through the end of the 116th Congress.

Transparency is focus of first recommendations from panel on modernizing Congress


So far, the committee seems to be focusing on making the inner workings of Capitol Hill more obvious and accessible. IT is the backdrop for many of the recommendations, though.