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Subcommittee on House Rules and Organization Holds Hearing on Proposed Changes for the 116th Congress

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Rules’ Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House met today for the Members' Day Hearing on Proposed Rules Changes for the 116th Congress. Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA), Chairman of the subcommittee, released the following statement after the hearing:

“This subcommittee is here to ensure that House rules enable legislators to legislate effectively on behalf of the American public. Today’s hearing marks the first of many meaningful opportunities for Members to share their ideas on how this chamber can strengthen its processes in the next Congress. I’m grateful to Chairman Sessions for fostering open exchange in the Rules Committee and for each of my colleagues who took the time to testify today. Solutions start with productive conversations like these, and I look forward to continuing the dialogue.”

Additionally, Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Rules, issued a statement following today’s subcommittee hearing:

“We should never be satisfied with the status quo in Congress and this hearing gave every member another opportunity to participate in this ongoing process. I would like to thank Subcommittee Chairman Doug Collins for leading this productive discussion and all of the Members who participated in today’s hearing. I look forward to working with my colleagues from both sides of the aisle as we continue to work towards finding common sense ideas and solutions.”  

Read submitted proposals here

Created: September 13, 2018