CCP Chairman Brad Smith to testify at Thursday FENA hearing

Center for Competitive Politics Chairman Bradley A. Smith will testify at a hearing in the House Administration Committee Thursday on the Fair Elections Now Act (FENA), better known as the Bailout for Politicians.

The hearing on H.R. 1826 will start at 11 a.m. in 1310 Longworth House Office Building.

The bill was intoduced March 31 by Representatives John Larson (D-Conn.) and Walter Jones (R-N.C.). A Senate companion bill, S. 752 was introduced by Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Arlen Specter (D-Penn.). No hearings have been scheduled in the Senate. Here’s CCP’s press release on the roll out.

To read some of CCP’s past concerns with FENA, click here.