Home > calendar > Page
Oversight Hearing on the "Future of the National Mall"
Friday, June 1, 2012 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands
1334 Longworth House Office Building


SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS
1334 Longworth House Office Building
Friday, June 1, 2012
10:00 a.m.





OVERSIGHT HEARING ON:

  • "Future of the National Mall"

OPENING STATEMENT:

The Honorable Rob Bishop
Chairman

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

Stephen E. Whitesell
Regional Director
National Capital Region
National Park Service

Tom Luebke
Secretary
U.S. Commission of Fine Arts

Preston Bryant
Chairman
National Capital Planning Commission

Justin Shubow
President and Chairman
National Civic Art Society
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Dr. Jenice View
Washington, DC
(Truth in Testimony Form)

STATEMENT FOR THE RECORD:

The Honorable Sam Farr, CA-17
Member of Congress

BACKGROUND:

Home to the Washington Monument, the World War II and Vietnam Veterans Memorials, and the Smithsonian Museums, the National Mall is America’s front yard. Each year Congress must consider potential changes and additions to the Mall and deliberate how each proposal could affect this important resource and its finite capacity. This hearing will provide an opportunity to discuss a broader prospective on the future of this historic area.

Related Files:

Latest News

Chairman Bishop Invites Patagonia CEO to Testify Before the Committee

Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) sent a letter to founder and CEO of Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard, inviting him to testify before the Committee on the Antiquities Ac...... Read more

Former Utah Governor, Chairman Bishop Re-Expose Political Deception Surrounding 1996 Monument Designation

Today, at the Subcommittee on Federal Lands legislative hearing on H.R. 4558, the “Grand Staircase-Escalante Enhancement Act,” former Utah Governor Mike Leavitt (R-UT) and Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) d...... Read more

Committee Reviews Bill to Codify Protections for Trump’s New Monuments, Create Utah’s Sixth National Park

Today, the Subcommittee on Federal Lands held a legislative hearing on H.R. 4558, the “Grand Staircase-Escalante Enhancement Act.” Introduced by Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) the bill codifies the boundar...... Read more

View All News

Calendar

No upcoming scheduled events

View All Events