House Administration Democrats were pleased to hear today that the Federal Communications Commission ruled to bring some much needed transparency to our elections. This ruling, requiring broadcasters to post political advertisement information online, helps restore some integrity to our elections after the Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizen’s United decision.
April 17, 2012 (Washington, D.C.) The 9th Circuit today decided a case that has far reaching implications for the right to vote. The decision, which requires Arizona to accept the federal voter registration form promulgated by the Election Assistance Commission, which does not require an applicant to show proof of citizenship.
February 15, 2012 (Washington, DC) Democratic Members of the House Administration Committee Robert Brady (PA), Zoe Lofgren (CA), and Charles Gonzalez (TX) sent a letter to Chairman Lungren (R-CA), requesting an oversight hearing on “the increasing role and influence of undisclose
February 9, 2012 (Washington, DC) House Administration Committee Ranking Democrat Robert Brady (PA) joined Representative Chris Van Hollen (MD) in introducing the DISCLOSE 2012 Act today.
December 12, 2011 (Washington, DC) – Today, Committee on House Administration Chairman Dan Lungren, R-Calif., and Ranking Member Robert Brady, D-Pa., issued the following statement on the Speaker’s decision to nominate Paul D.
Lungren and Brady on Retirement of House Sergeant at Arms Bill Livingood
WASHINGTON – Today, Committee on House Administration Chairman Dan Lungren, R-Calif., and Ranking Member Robert Brady, D-Pa., issued the following joint statement on the retirement of House Sergeant at Arms William “Bill” Livingood:
November 14, 2011 (Washington, DC) Elections Subcommittee Ranking Member, Charles Gonzalez (D-TX) submitted testimony to a Congressional forum entitled, “Excluded from Democracy: The Impact of Recent State Voting Law Changes.” The forum is the first proceeding on the subject in the House, a
October 19, 2011 (Washington, DC) Committee on House Administration (CHA) Democrats were alarmed to learn that Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) had disapproved travel for OGR Democratic staff to attend a forum related to the Committee’s oversight of federal drug policy.