Committee on Homeland Security to Hold Domestic Terrorism Roundtable in Pittsburgh
(WASHINGTON) – This Wednesday, September 4th, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, will hold a public roundtable briefing in Pittsburgh examining homeland security issues related to acts of domestic terrorism and the impact on the community. In August, the Committee on Homeland Security announced its plan to visit communities where attacks have occurred in order to inform future oversight and legislation on domestic terrorism.
The Pittsburgh roundtable will allow Members of Congress and invited members of the Pittsburgh community to discuss the October 2018 shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue, including the response to this incident, how Pittsburgh stakeholders are working to address the persistent threat from domestic terrorism, and suggestions for further action.
WHAT: Roundtable Briefing on Examining Homeland Security Issues Related to Acts of Domestic Terrorism
WHEN: 2pm EST, Wednesday, September 4th
WHERE: Pittsburgh City Council Chambers, 510 City-County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
WHO: Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS)
Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA)
Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-NJ)
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL)
William Peduto, Mayor, City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Bob Winters, Protective Security Advisor, Pittsburgh District, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, Tree of Life Synagogue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County Executive
Coleman McDonough, Allegheny County Superintendent of Police
Jeffrey Finkelstein, President and CEO, The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
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