September 2, 2014

San Diegans Attempt To Balance Federal Budget

July 19, 2011
KPBS San Diego

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“Congress is like a weather vane,” Ryan said. “They point in the direction the wind is blowing from the folks back home, and they have to know what their constituents want.”

Ryan said the goal is to increase citizen engagement.

“These folks are the voting public, it allows them to express their opinion,” she said. “It gives them a sense that they are participating in their government, which is what we should do.”