I-Team Waste Watch: Resolutions
Updated: Saturday, August 3 2013, 01:47 AM EDT
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Congress has passed nearly 180 concurrent resolutions over the last year.
It's a legislative measure that carries no weight of law and does not require the President's signature.
Many resolutions amount to commemorating special days or special people, but critics say it's a needless and expensive tradition and gives lawmakers an excuse to avoid doing any real work.
Jennifer Gilbert has more on the issue in the above video package.