"The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."
RSC and 10th Amendment Task Force to Hold Press Conference
Media Availability to Honor Constitution Day & Highlight Legislative Package Aimed at Restoring Tenets of Constitution
Washington, September 15, 2011 -
This Saturday, September 17, 2011 is Constitution Day, marking 224 years since the signing of the U.S. Constitution. House Republicans have brought a renewed focus on the Constitution to Washington this year. In recognition of these efforts and of Constitution Day, Republican Study Committee (RSC) Chairman Jim Jordan (OH-04), 10th Amendment Task Force co-founder Rob Bishop (UT-01), along with other RSC and10th Amendment Task Force members will hold a press conference today, Thursday, September 15th. The 10th Amendment Task force will also be highlighting a legislative package consisting of 10 bills aimed at restoring the fundamental principles of the Constitution and 10th Amendment.
The 10 bills being introduced by the 10th Amendment Task Force address one of the greatest challenges facing today’s struggling economy and states’ inability to create much needed jobs - burdensome government interference.
In honor of the 224th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution, the RSC and the 10th Amendment Task Force are taking steps to restore a proper balance of power as our founders intended.
WHO: RSC Chairman Jim Jordan (OH-04), Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Congressman Scott Garrett (JN-05), Congressman John Culberson (TX-07), Congressman Phil Gingrey (GA-11)
WHAT: Press conference recognizing Constitution Day and to outline a legislative packaged aimed at dispersing centralized power in Washington back to the states and people.
WHERE: Studio B, House Radio and TV Gallery
DATE: TODAY-Thursday, September 15, 2011
TIME: 11:00 a.m. EDT