Monday, December 14, 2009

Partners of Congress Members Face Inequity
December 13, 2009
When Marlon Reis, the partner of freshman Colorado congressman Jared Polis, went to get his Congressional Spouse ID last February at Member Services, “It took all of five minutes — it was so easy that it gave me the impression of a semipermanent policy change.” But the 28-year-old’s attempt to join Polis in June on a congressional delegation (known as a “CODEL” in Hill-speak) was a different story entirely. [Link]

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