Apr 25

Taking advice from the master

Posted 1 year, 12 months ago.


In a continuing series of posts, David Thornburgh explores the tools and techniques public leaders use to get things done and move more than just a slim majority of a decision-making body to a conclusion. A few weeks ago, the New York Times Sunday Magazine published a blow-by-blow account of President Barack Obama and House… [Continue Reading]

Apr 2

Practically speaking: Ideas for a more perfect union

Posted 2 years, 0 months ago.


Colorado Senator Michael Bennet pointed out last fall that a higher percentage of people approve of America becoming a Communist country than approve of the way Congress is carrying out its business.

Feb 1

Transportation policy in heavy traffic

Posted 2 years, 2 months ago.


At a recent meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington, Secretary Ray LaHood subdued the crowd by suggesting it was “very unlikely” that a transportation reauthorization bill will pass during the current session of Congress.