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Chairman Dave Camp

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Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing Reviewing How Today’s Fragmented Welfare System Fails to Lift Up Poor Families
1100 Longworth House Office Building at 2:00 PM

Jun 18, 2013

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

Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing Reviewing How Today’s Fragmented Welfare System Fails to Lift Up Poor Families

Witness List

Jeffrey Kling, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Economic Analysis, Congressional Budget Office
Testimony
 
Lawrence M. Mead, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Politics, New York University
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Jennifer Tiller
DC Director, America Works and Sada Randolph, Former America Works Client
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)
(Truth in Testimony)
 
Casey Mulligan, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Eric Rodriguez
Vice President, Office of Research, Advocacy, and Legislation, National Council of La Raza
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

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