House Agriculture Committee To Feature First-Ever Congressional Hearing Over Internet
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 21, 1998
HOUSE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE TO FEATURE FIRST-EVER CONGRESSIONAL HEARING OVER INTERNET
WASHINGTON, D.C. — HOUSE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN BOB SMITH (R-OR), TODAY ANNOUNCED THAT BEGINNING WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 23 IN THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON DEPARTMENT OPERATIONS, NUTRITION, AND FOREIGN AGRICULTURE, ALL COMMITTEE AND SUBCOMMITTEE HEARINGS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC THROUGH A LIVE AUDIO FEED OVER THE INTERNET.
The Committee's proceedings can be accessed through the Committee web page at: http://www.house.gov/agriculture/
"For the first time ever, people will be able to hear the Committee's proceedings as they are happening," Smith said. "This is a great step forward to making the government more accessible for all Americans. I'm pleased to be a part of it."
Review of the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Enhancement Act of 1998
Wednesday, September 23, 1998
10:00 a.m. EST
Smith represents Oregon's Second Congressional District — which includes most of eastern, southern, and central Oregon — in the U.S. House of Representatives.