Good Government Now president Bill Murphy appeared on The Fred Holland Show to discuss our recent Capitol Hill event on the Inherent Contempt Enforcement Rule.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 15th, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Hoffman, email@example.com, 202-753-2626 Experts to Debate Proposed House Inherent Contempt Enforcement Procedure in Panel Discussion
Good Government Now’s Bill Murphy appeared on The Stacy on the Right Show yesterday to discuss his recent column in The Hill and our recent
On Friday, September 21, 2018, Good Government Now and the Legislative Branch Capacity Working Group hosted the panel discussion pondering the following: “Can the House Strengthen Civil
Good Government Now (GGN) is recommending that the U.S. House of Representatives address the crisis in the declining effectiveness of congressional oversight of the executive branch by adopting our proposed “Inherent Contempt Enforcement Rule” which would strengthen congressional subpoena and contempt enforcement by creating a process whereby the House would conduct trials of, convict, and directly sanction executive branch officials who obstruct the legislative information gathering process.
The executive branch has challenged congressional oversight, investigative, and subpoena enforcement authority ever more boldly over the past few decades. A distinguished panel of congressional oversight experts will consider whether an amendment to House rules establishing a revised inherent contempt enforcement procedure proposed by Good Government Now Senior Fellow Morton Rosenberg can reinvigorate congressional subpoena enforcement power in a luncheon panel discussion Friday, October 19, 2018 from 12-1:30pm in Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2226, 45 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20515..