Good Governance Today, Better Governance Tomorrow...Take a Moment for Positivity (Outline Update)

Posted by on May 03, 2019 at 6:40 PM

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Good Governance and Policymaking Update

I was sorely tempted to start this Weekly Update off with a joke (in fact, I had one picked out), but then I realized I was falling into a trap. Specifically, I was conflating “good governance and policymaking” with the dysfunction currently plaguing Congress. The truth, though, is that there are a lot of good things happening around the nation, as well as in Washington, D.C.

So take a deep breath and take a gander at some recent updates that show things aren’t quite as bad as they sometimes seem. And even where things are bad, there are a lot of smart people trying to think of good solutions:

There is still a lot of work to be done, but we are making progress now. So please, take a second to enjoy the progress we have made thus far, and get excited for all of our future successes as we work together to achieve a more perfect union.

As always, thank you for your support.


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Bridge Alliance Members in the News:

Congressional Management Foundation - St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Raasch: Tip O’Neill was wrong. All politics isn’t local.

Generation Citizen - The 74 - ‘Generation Citizen’ Excerpt: 3 Things Adults Can Change Today That Will Empower More of Their Children to Live a Political Life

Reclaim the American Dream - Minnesota Post - Hedrick Smith wants to fix our democracy. And he’s coming to town to work on it.