Professionals Cabinet member Heather Young, President-elect Camille Murphy,
Executive Director Art Renner, and Advisory Council member Bob Boudreau.
Budget, No Pay passed as a key part of the debt
ceiling extension bill. No Labels introduced this
proposal as part of its 12 Ways to Make Congress
Work plan two years ago. The premise is that if
Congress can't pass a budget and the spending
bills necessary to fund the government on time,
then members will not be paid.
of House and Senate members who will meet
regularly to build trust across the aisle. Connecti-
they routinely use different baselines, projections,
and assumptions. Under this proposal, a nonparti-
san leader would deliver an annual televised fiscal
update in person to a joint session of Congress.
full days in Washington, D.C. per week, making it
difficult for them to spend time working together.
This proposal suggests that members of Congress
work on coordinated schedules with three five-day
work weeks a month in D.C. and one week in their