About Us

Legis1 is a project of The Sunwater Institute’s Congressional Reform program within its Center for Legislative Studies. With a dedicated team of academics, product managers, designers, engineers, and commercial professionals, Legis1 aims to improve the policy process and elevate Congress’s effectiveness.

The Sunwater Institute Center for Legislative Studies:

Legislatures are the primary means of ensuring of public representation and are essential to a thriving of democracy. The Sunwater Institute focuses on understanding legislative bodies and developing tools and resources to help bolster their performance.


The Sunwater Institute Congressional Reform Program:

The Congressional Reform Program conducts theoretical and applied research aimed at understanding and improving Congress’s institutional knowledge, processes, and effectiveness. The program strives to leverage the learnings from its research to develop polices, rules, tools, analytics, and datasets that can be used to improve the policy process.