Miller noted that simple acronyms can make dense legislation more accessible to the general population, which might not have time between work, school and family to read about complex-sounding legislation.
Acronyms “certainly make it easier for people to understand what [legislation] is about,” Miller said, adding that even in small-town America, she runs across people who are familiar with the BULB Act.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.