Big Brother Smackdown Series: Piggyback Legislation

A controversial, but not unlawful, practice of piggyback legislation in Congress has become one of the most used methods in Congressional Warfare.  Legally known as a ‘Rider’, these are bills, or groups of bills, that are attached to other legislation which are, many times, unrelated. In this fourth editorial of the Big Brother Smackdown Series, we take a look at what a Rider actually is, and why it is marked as one of the serious problems of our Government.

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