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Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing on Subsidized Job Programs and their Effectiveness in Helping Families Go to Work and Escape Poverty
Jul 30, 2014 | 2:00 PM - Focus Of The Hearing This hearing will focus on State subsidized jobs programs designed to move individuals from welfare to work, including what research reveals about the impact of such programs on employment and earnings. Hearing Advisory Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing on Subsidized Job Progr... More

Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing on Caring for Our Kids: Are We Overmedicating Children in Foster Care?
May 29, 2014 | 2:00 PM - Focus Of The Hearing This hearing will focus on what is known about the use of psychotropic medications by children in foster care, how States have implemented recent Federal laws designed to ensure such medications are used appropriately, and how the Federal government can continue to work with Sta... More

Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing on the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program
Apr 2, 2014 | 2:00 PM - Focus Of The Hearing This hearing will focus on the MIECHV program, including what is known about whether services funded by the program have improved outcomes for young children and their parents and how Congress can determine whether spending on such services can produce the best results for at-ri... More

Chairman Reichert Announces Field Hearing on Efforts to Prevent and Address Child Sex Trafficking in Washington State
Feb 19, 2014 | 9:00 AM - Focus Of The Hearing This hearing will highlight efforts by groups in the State of Washington to end child sex trafficking, prevent youth in foster care from becoming victims of this crime, and empower youth in foster care so they can achieve success. Hearing Advisory Chairman Reichert Announces Fie... More

Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing on Preventing and Addressing Sex Trafficking of Youth in Foster Care
Oct 23, 2013 | 10:00 PM - Focus of The Hearing This hearing will review how the child welfare system currently works to prevent the sex trafficking of youth in foster care, how the needs of sex trafficking victims are addressed, and how Federal laws and policies might be improved to better ensure the safety and well-being of... More

Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing on Ending Cash for Convicts and Other Ways to Improve the Integrity of the UI Program
Sep 11, 2013 | 1:15 PM - Focus Of The Hearing The hearing will review possible measures to improve the program integrity of the UI program, including H.R. 2826, the Permanently Ending Receipt by Prisoners (PERP) Act. Hearing Advisory Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing on Ending Cash for Convicts and Other Ways to Improve t... More

Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing on Improving the Safety Net to Ensure Families Receive Real Help
Jul 31, 2013 | 2:00 PM - Focus Of The Hearing The hearing will review how States have used flexibility in the past to improve services for low-income families and individuals, and how current safety net programs can be better coordinated to provide more effective assistance to those in need. Hearing Advisory Chairman Reiche... More

Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing on Evaluating Efforts to Help Families Support their Children and Escape Poverty
Jul 17, 2013 | 4:00 PM - Focus Of The Hearing The hearing will review what we know about the effectiveness of current programs designed to assist low-income families and individuals, how Congress can ensure more social programs are rigorously evaluated to determine their impact, and how high-quality evidence can best be use... More

Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing Reviewing How Today’s Fragmented Welfare System Fails to Lift Up Poor Families
Jun 18, 2013 | 2:00 PM - Focus Of The Hearing The hearing will review current programs designed to assist low-income individuals and families, how they can create disincentives to increasing earnings, and how they often fail to address factors that caused individuals to seek assistance in the first place. Hearing Advisory C... More

Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing on Letting Kids Be Kids: Balancing Safety with Opportunity for Foster Youth
May 9, 2013 | 9:30 AM - Focus Of The Hearing The hearing will review policies and practices that limit opportunities for foster youth, as well as review recent State efforts to allow foster parents and foster youth to make reasonable decisions about the youth’s participation in everyday events and activities. Hearing Advi... More

 
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