Press Releases

Apr 27, 2012 Press Release

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.

Apr 23, 2012 Press Release
April 23, 2012 (Washington, D.C.) – Today the Democratic Members of the Committee on House Administration posted the video from their forum, “The Most Expensive Seat in the House: The State of Our Campaign Finance System.” While Democratic Members of the Committee would have preferred a full hearing, their forum marked the first time any Members of the House have publically questioned experts on campaign finance since 2010.
Apr 17, 2012 Press Release

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. 

Feb 15, 2012 Press Release

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

Feb 9, 2012 Press Release

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.

Dec 12, 2011 Press Release

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.

Dec 1, 2011 Press Release

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: 

Nov 14, 2011 Press Release

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

Oct 19, 2011 Press Release

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.