United States Senator Michael D. Brown (D-DC) testified as a panelist on the “New Columbia Admission Act of 2013” (S.132) before U.S. Senator Thomas R. Carper (D-DE), the Ranking Member, and U.S. Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) on the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on September 15, 2014.
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Panelists included: Viet D. Dinh, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center; Alice M. Rivlin PhD, Senior Fellow and Leonard D. Schaeffer Chair in Health Policy Studies at The Brookings Institution; Wade Henderson, President, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights; Roger Pilon PhD, Vice President for Legal Affairs and B. Kenneth Simon Chair in Constitutional Studies at the Cato Institute; and United States Senator Paul Strauss (D-DC).
Other witnesses included Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Delegate of the District of Columbia in the U.S. House of Representatives; Vincent C. Gray, Mayor, District of Columbia; and Philip H. Mendelson, Chairman, Council of the District of Columbia.
VIEW THE HEARING: “EQUALITY FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: DISCUSSING THE IMPLICATIONS OF S. 132, THE NEW COLUMBIA ADMISSION ACT OF 2013.”