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  • Democracy Forum 3/12/12

    Issue: Participatory Democracy
    Host: Ann Luther, League of Women Voters
    Engineer: Amy Browne
    Broadcast Time: 10-11:00 a.m.

    Program Topic: Dysfunction in Congress: What Do We Need to Make It Work

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) What are the underlying, structural, or procedural problems that keep Congress from governing effectively: e.g., extreme partisanship, endless fundraising, erosion in the “regular order” of business, concentrated corporate and donor influence.
    b) What do you think are the three most important things to change: for example, redistricting, campaign finance reform, return to regular order
    c) What can citizens do?

    Guests by name and affiliation:

    A) Maine’s Second District Congressman, the Honorable Mike Michaud, 2nd District Congressman Mike Michaud.
    B) Arn Pearson, Vice President of Programs at Common Cause.

    Call In Program: Yes

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    Published on March 12, 2012 · Filed under: Democracy Forum; Tagged as:
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