Senate Reform

‘Senate is not this monolithic rubber stamp anymore,’ independent Senate will change legislative process, Hill power structures

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's strategy to create a non-partisan and more independent Upper Chamber also means Senators will have to be involved in the front end of the policy process. It's a whole new ballgame.

The Senate National Security Committee, pictured. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants to make the Senate a non-partisan Chamber and is appointing Independent Senators which will change the legislative and lobbying process. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By ABBAS RANA

PUBLISHED : Monday, July 25, 2016 12:00 AM

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