Institutional Reform
A Remedy for Government Shutdowns: “No Play, No Pay.”

Right now, members of Congress have few financial incentives to compromise in the face of government shutdowns. A constitutional amendment could change that.

Published on: January 25, 2019
Bruce E. Cain is a professor of political science at Stanford University and author of Democracy More or Less (Cambridge University Press, 2015).
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