Donald Kettl to Testify Before U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

WHO: Donald Kettl, professor of political science, University of Pennsylvania, and director, Penn’s Fels Institute of Government

WHAT: U.S. Sen. Tom Carper’s subcommittee will examine how better use of performance data could eliminate wasteful government spending and improve federal agencies policy and funding decisions.

WHERE: 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

WHEN: Thursday, July 24, 2008, at 2:30 p.m.

Other witnesses will include Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and representatives from the Government Accountability Office, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Veterans Affairs Administration.

NOTE TO EDITORS AND REPORTERS: Copies of Dr. Kettl’s testimony will be available upon request.