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One Bill, One Subject

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This spring, Sen. Rand Paul and Rep. Andy Biggs introduced the One Bill, One Subject Transparency Act into the Senate and House. The act requires that each bill or joint resolution address just one subject, which is to be “clearly and descriptively expressed in the title.” This bill has the potential to increase transparency in Congress, and keep the government from expanding its powers and spending under cover of massive bills that no one has time to read.

Some worry that the One Bill, One Subject Transparency Act would limit Congress’ abilities too much by preventing bills from adequately addressing important issues. What do you think?

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