Center on Congress

May 27, 2015

In Washington on Monday, June 22, the Center on Congress at Indiana University is co-hosting a free Capitol Hill Issues Briefing to help journalists cover Congress’s consideration of legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration.   

Federal rules that govern every aspect of commercial flight and general aviation in the United States — and the funding to implement those...

March 20, 2015

On March 23 at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, IU Center on Congress Director Lee Hamilton and former Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard will release the 2015 Indiana Civic Health Index Report.

The report shows how actively Hoosiers engage in community activities such as voting and volunteerism, and in family activities such as dining together. It measures how much confidence...

March 11, 2015

At the invitation of Center on Congress Director Lee Hamilton, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough spoke by videoconference March 2 with students in an IU Bloomington political science class.

McDonough, who was President Obama’s Deputy National Security Advisor for three years before becoming Chief of Staff in 2013, spent nearly an hour with students in a class on “Democracy and National...

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