A panel of distinguished oversight experts considered whether changes to House rules proposed by Good Government Now Senior Fellow Michael L. Stern can improve compliance with information requests and civil enforcement of subpoenas to the executive branch in this luncheon panel discussion sponsored by Good Government Now and the Legislative Branch Capacity Working Group. Featured panelists include including former House General Counsel Stanley M. Brand, former Senate Homeland Security Committee Staff Director Michael D. Bopp, and former Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Staff Director Elise J. Bean.
A distinguished panel of congressional oversight experts including former House General Counsel Stanley M. Brand and Project on Government Oversight Director of Public Policy Elizabeth Hempowicz considered 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 this luncheon panel discussion.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 15th, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Hoffman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-753-2626 Experts to Debate Proposed House Inherent Contempt Enforcement Procedure in Panel Discussion
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 and the Legislative Branch Capacity Working Group are hosting a panel discussion titled “Can the House Strengthen Civil Enforcement of Subpoenas to the Executive Branch through Rules Changes?” on Capitol Hill this Friday, September 21st, 2018, from 12-1:30pm in Rayburn 2226. A panel of congressional oversight experts will debate the merits of a proposal by Good Government Now Senior Fellow Michael L. Stern to strengthen enforcement of congressional subpoenas of executive branch officials through a change to House rules.