Congressional and State Testimony

We are proud to be called upon by Congress and state legislatures to testify in committee hearings or provide written testimony and expert opinions. Most testimony is available to watch in full or you can download our submitted remarks.

Congressional Testimony

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House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress

November 2021

The Levin Center testified in front of the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress on how to strengthen Congress’ oversight capacity. 

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House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts

June 2021

The Levin Center testified in front of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts on enforcing congressional subpoenas of the executive branch.

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House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress

January 2020

The Levin Center testified before the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress on strengthening oversight investigations.

State Testimony

Nebraska State Capitol in Lincoln, Nebraska

Nebraska State Legislature

October 2021

The Levin Center testified in front of the Nebraska unicameral State Legislature about the state’s capacity for oversight including recommendations for improvement. The hearing was based on Nebraska’s resolution LR226 to investigate its oversight capacity.

Michigan State Capitol in Autumn

Michigan State Legislature

September 2021

The Levin Center testified in front of the Michigan State Senate Oversight Committee about the state’s capacity for oversight of government contracts. 

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Pennsylvania State Legislature

June 2021

The Levin Center testified in front of the Pennsylvania State Legislature about gaps in state contract oversight and recommended best practices during the Pennsylvania House hearing.