Cato scholars testifying on Capitol Hill were a common sight this summer: June 16: Cato executive vice president David Boaz testified on drug prohibition before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources of the House Committee on Government Reform.
June 30: Stephen Moore, Cato’s director of fiscal policy studies, testified on corporate welfare before the House Budget Committee.
July 13: Solveig Singleton, Cato’s director of information studies, testified on Internet privacy before the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade and Consumer Protection.
July 15: Cato Institute adjunct scholar Michael Gough testified on data access before the House Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology.
July 21: Roger Pilon, Cato’s vice president for legal affairs and director of the Center for Constitutional Studies, testified on forfeiture reform before the Senate Subcommittee on Criminal Justice Oversight.
July 22: Pilon testified on campaign finance regulation before the Committee on House Administration.
July 27: Jerry Taylor, Cato’s director of natural resource studies, testified on plumbing standards before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
Most Cato testimonies are on the Cato Web site.
This article originally appeared in the September/October 1999 edition of Cato Policy Report.