Senators, displeased with end-of-session rush to pass government legislation, propose reform
'Sober second thought means not being passionate and running something through because you're passionate about it. We have to do our jobs,' said Senator Scott Tannas, who last week brought forward a motion to give senators a minimum amount of time to examine government legislation to resist rushing through it.
Senators Scott Tannas, right, and Frances Lankin, left, are both in favour of resisting the mad rush to pass government legislation that occurs at the end of every parliamentary session. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade