April 29, 2019

Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress to Host Hearing on Congressional Reform with Six Former Members of Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Derek Kilmer (D-WA) of the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress announced that the Select Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, May 1st titled, “Speaking from Experience: Former Members on Congressional Reform.”



Wednesday, May 1st at 2:00 p.m.



1100 Longworth House Office Building

The hearing will be livestreamed here.



The Select Committee will hear from a bipartisan panel of six former Members of Congress who will share their experiences while serving in Congress and highlight a number of possible areas for reform.

The witnesses are expected to focus on a broad range of issues including staff recruitment, transparency, technology, building civility and trust, and improving the quality of life for those working in the legislative branch.



Congressman Tom Davis

Represented Virginia’s 11th District from 1995 - 2008


Congressman Vic Fazio

Represented California’s 3rd District from 1979 - 1999


Congressman Martin Frost

Represented the 24th District of Texas from 1979 - 2005 


Congressman Reid Ribble

Represented Wisconsin’s 8th district from 2011 - 2017


Ambassador Tim Roemer

Represented Indiana’s 3rd congressional district from 1991 - 2003


Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Represented Florida’s 27th congressional district from 1989 - 2019


For more information please visit https://modernizecongress.house.gov



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