Word On The Hill: New Congressional Awards
Word on the Hill: New Congressional Awards
The Congressional Management Foundation has launched new awards for Congress, the Democracy Awards, to recognize nonlegislative achievements.
Five awards will be given out next summer. A Republican and a Democrat will be awarded in each of four categories: innovation, transparency and accountability, constituent service, and a “Life in Congress” award for workplace environment, the foundation announced. A fifth award will be given to one member and one congressional staffer for lifetime achievement.
House and Senate offices have until Nov. 13 to nominate themselves. Finalists in each category will be announced in February and committees, made up of former members and congressional …