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Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on the National Emergencies Act & Presidential Powers Under the NEA

Washington, D.C., May 19, 2023 | Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446
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Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Subcommittee Chairman Scott Perry (R-PA) announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the National Emergencies Act (NEA) and the presidential powers associated with it. The hearing, entitled “Never Ending Emergencies – An Examination of the National Emergency Act,” will be the first ever hearing by the Subcommittee on the NEA, and will be held at 10:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

Witness List:

  • Mr. Soren Dayton, Director of Governance, Niskanen Center
  • Mr. Satya Thallam, Policy Advisor, Arnold & Porter

  • Ms. Elizabeth Goitein, Senior Director, Liberty and National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law

More information about the hearing, including a link to the live webcast and witness testimony, will be posted here as it becomes available.
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