TODAY: Select Committee to Hold Hearing on Restoring Congressional Capacity
Hearing will examine Congress’ current Article One capacity and explore opportunities for reform
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chair Derek Kilmer (D-WA) of the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (“Select Committee”) announced that the Select Committee will hold a hearing today, Tuesday, January 14th titled “Article One: Restoring Capacity and Equipping Congress to Better Serve the American People.”
Tuesday, January 14th
2020 Rayburn House Office Building
The hearing will be livestreamed here.
The Select Committee will hold a hearing titled “Article One: Restoring Capacity and Equipping Congress to Better Serve the American People.” The purpose of this hearing is to explore Congress’ diminished capacity to function as a co-equal branch of government and explore options for reestablishing Congress as the “first branch” of government, ensuring it can perform its Article One obligations.
Rachel Augustine Potter, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Politics, University of Virginia
Kevin Kosar, Ph.D., Vice President, Research Partnerships, R Street Institute
Elise Bean, Washington Co-Director, Levin Center at Wayne Law, Wayne State University
John Hudak, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Center for Effective Public Management, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, The Brookings Institute
For more information please visit https://modernizecongress.house.gov
Media interested in attending are asked to RSVP to Danielle Stewart.
Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress