A Way Out

Professor Marc Holzer suggests a solution to the government shutdown.


Distinguished Professor of Public Service Marc Holzer

Writing in "FEDweek" about the immigration impasse in Congress, Distinguished Professor of Public Service Marc Holzer offers a forward-thinking idea: “The solution is to solve the problems that need to be solved now and allow everyone to save face and plan for the future. This means embracing a time honored, often mocked, but just as often highly effective mechanism: the bipartisan commission.”

Holzer suggests not only passing a bill that would end the shutdown but would also fund a commission of experts who will “objectively and independently assess the full range of strategies that have been identified for controlling immigration.”

Read the full text of "An Avenue Around the Shutdown"


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