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.”

 

WHEN:

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

 

WHERE:

1100 Longworth House Office Building

The hearing will be livestreamed here.

 

WHAT:

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.

 

WHO:

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

 

RSVP:

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

 

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