Congresswoman Tubbs Jones Holds Second Election Reform Hearing

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Office of Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones

    WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones
 and the Congressional Black Caucus will hold their second Election Reform
 Hearing on Tuesday, April 3, 2001.  The hearing will be from 10:00am until
 2:00pm in room 2237 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  Included in the
 program are three panels; the first panel will consist of Members of Congress,
 the second researchers and experts, and third consisting of state leaders and
 state organizations.
     "I am pleased to have the opportunity to address this important issue.  My
 colleagues in the CBC and I believe it is very important to take a leading
 role in advocating on behalf of our constituents and other Americans.  The
 issue of election reform needs to be addressed and it is important to have the
 opportunity to flesh out proposals for tackling the problems of the electoral
 system," said Rep. Tubbs Jones.
     Congresswoman Tubbs Jones and the Congressional Black Caucus are committed
 to passing a strong and effective election reform package.  The hearing will
 provide a forum for a bipartisan group of Members of Congress including two
 former Secretaries of States, election reform researchers and experts, state
 government officials, and representatives of state legislative organizations
 to discuss the remedies and solutions that are necessary to ensure the
 counting of every vote.  The CBC has set a priority to secure passage of
 strong election reform legislation before the Congress' summer recess.
 
 

SOURCE Office of Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones
    WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones
 and the Congressional Black Caucus will hold their second Election Reform
 Hearing on Tuesday, April 3, 2001.  The hearing will be from 10:00am until
 2:00pm in room 2237 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  Included in the
 program are three panels; the first panel will consist of Members of Congress,
 the second researchers and experts, and third consisting of state leaders and
 state organizations.
     "I am pleased to have the opportunity to address this important issue.  My
 colleagues in the CBC and I believe it is very important to take a leading
 role in advocating on behalf of our constituents and other Americans.  The
 issue of election reform needs to be addressed and it is important to have the
 opportunity to flesh out proposals for tackling the problems of the electoral
 system," said Rep. Tubbs Jones.
     Congresswoman Tubbs Jones and the Congressional Black Caucus are committed
 to passing a strong and effective election reform package.  The hearing will
 provide a forum for a bipartisan group of Members of Congress including two
 former Secretaries of States, election reform researchers and experts, state
 government officials, and representatives of state legislative organizations
 to discuss the remedies and solutions that are necessary to ensure the
 counting of every vote.  The CBC has set a priority to secure passage of
 strong election reform legislation before the Congress' summer recess.
 
 SOURCE  Office of Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones