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Utah State's John Hartwell Testified Before United States Senate

Utah State University Vice President and Director of Athletics John Hartwell testified before the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Tuesday, Sept. 15.
 
A streaming of the hearing can be found here: https://bit.ly/32v6nmt
 
The hearing, titled, "Compensating College Athletes: Examining the Potential Impact on Athletes and Institutions," helped senators understand the current financial and educational benefits student-athletes receive. It also addressed the legitimate issues student-athletes have raised about the use of their name, image and likeness.
 
Joining Hartwell to testify on the panel was University of Wisconsin Chancellor Rebecca Blank, Ohio State University Head Track & Field Coach Karen Dennis and Ramogi Huma, the executive director of the National College Players Association.
 
The 23 senators that comprise the HELP Committee include: Lamar Alexander, chairman (Tennessee), Tammy Baldwin (Wisconsin), Mike Braun (Indiana), Richard Burr (North Carolina), Robert P. Casey Jr. (Pennsylvania), Bill Cassidy, M.D. (Louisiana), Susan M. Collins (Maine), Michael B. Enzi (Wyoming), Margaret Wood Hassan (New Hampshire), Doug Jones (Alabama), Tim Kaine (Virginia), Kelly Loeffler (Georgia), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), Christopher S. Murphy (Connecticut), Patty Murray (Washington), Rand Paul (Kentucky), Pat Roberts (Kansas), Jacky Rosen (Nevada), Mitt Romney (Utah), Bernard Sanders (Vermont), Tim Scott (South Carolina), Tina Smith (Minnesota) and Elizabeth Warren (Massachusetts).
 
Fans can follow Utah State athletics at twitter.com/USUAthletics, on Facebook at Utah State University Athletics or on Instagram at instagram.com/USUAthletics.

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