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Heads up on today’s hearing.

Thanks to Kevin Kosar, Daniel Schuman, & everyone else who has worked on Congressional capacity for years. 

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From: Stewart, Danielle <Danielle...@mail.house.gov>
Date: Tue, Jan 14, 2020 at 9:13 AM
Subject: TODAY: Select Committee to Hold Hearing on Restoring Congressional Capacity
To: Stewart, Danielle <Danielle...@mail.house.gov>


FOR PLANNING PURPOSES
Contact: Danielle Stewart
202-815-2981

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

 

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.”

 

WHEN:

Tuesday, January 14th

2:00 P.M.

 

WHERE:

2020 Rayburn House Office Building
The hearing will be livestreamed here.

 

WHAT:

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.

 

WHO:

 

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

 

RSVP:

Media interested in attending are asked to RSVP to Danielle Stewart.

 

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Danielle Stewart

Communications Director
Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress
@ModernizeCmte

 

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