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The American People

The American People have spoken. Congressional Approval is at 10%

Members of both Houses of Congress have gotten too comfortable in their positions. They spend the last part of their terms attempting to get re-elected instead of working for their constituents. They are often quoted as saying, "I have more to do." The reality is, it is a relatively easy job in which the pay and benefits are quite good. Our Representatives are more focused on maintaining their position, rather than performing the job they were elected for. There is no real sense of urgency for them to accomplish anything of value when they can just run again.

The original plan designed by the Founding Fathers was for the community to get together and choose a representative. The representative would go and serve in D.C. while the community helped keep his farm or business running in his absence. When his term was up, the representative would return to his life and a new representative would be chosen.

Currently, their are no term limits for Congress. Why? There are term limits on many elected positions. The reason is simple. Because Congress will NEVER vote to put term limits on themselves. I am making the call NOW. I want term limits installed for all members of Congress. How can we achieve this? We need to get it on the ballot.

Senate - No more than two (2) terms, Twelve (12) years.
House - No more than four (4) terms, Eight (8) years.

Signed,

Steve Goodman

This petition closed over 1 year ago

How this will help

1) Help assure a more accurate representation for the American public, as Representatives would be more similarly aged as their constituents.
2) Help keep our Representatives focused on their job...

1) Help assure a more accurate representation for the American public, as Representatives would be more similarly aged as their constituents.
2) Help keep our Representatives focused on their job and not their position.
3) Create a Congressional body that actually accomplishes things

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