October 20, 2020

A Starting Point

Chair Kilmer on “A Starting Point” about the bipartisan work being carried out by the Modernization Committee

Chair Derek Kilmer spoke about the bipartisan work being done on behalf of the American people by the Modernization Committee, such as fostering civility and tackling continuity operations during a pandemic.


Vice Chair Graves on “A Starting Point” about the Modernization Committee’s guiding principles

Vice Chair Tom Graves spoke about the Modernization Committee’s guiding principles, working together to solve issues and create results on behalf of the American people.


Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver on "A Starting Point" about the need for civility in Congress

Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver spoke about congressional reform, specifically promoting civility during new-member orientation and offering new-member orientation in a non-partisan way.


Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon on "A Starting Point" about the need for diversity throughout Congress

Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon spoke about the need for congressional diversity, particularly amongst staff, and the need for a human resources hub.


Rep. Susan Brooks on "A Starting Point" about increasing civility and bipartisanship throughout Congress

Rep. Susan Brooks spoke about the Modernization's Committee's recommendations to promote civility and increase bipartisanship throughout Congress to improve the People's House.


Rep. Suzan DelBene on "A Starting Point" about modernizing House technology

Rep. Suzan DelBene speaks about incorporating 21st Century technology into Congress so our institution is more effective, efficient, and transparent on behalf of the American people.


Rep. William Timmons on "A Starting Point" about the congressional calendar and schedule

Rep. William Timmons speaks about tackling new-member orientation and the congressional schedule & calendar to improve the legislative body on behalf of the American people.