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HEARING: Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing on Ending Cash for Convicts and Other Ways to Improve the Integrity of the UI Program

1100 Longworth House Office Building at 1:15 PM
September 11, 2013 — Hearing   

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.

Witness List

Julia Hearthway
Secretary of Labor and Industry, Pennsylvania

Scott Sanders
Commissioner, Department of Workforce Development, Indiana

Doug Holmes
President, UWC – Strategic Services on Unemployment & Workers’ Compensation
(Truth in Testimony)

Valerie Melvin
Director, Information Management and Technology Resources Issues, Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Sharon Dietrich
Managing Attorney, Community Legal Services
(Truth in Testimony)


SUBCOMMITTEE: Work and Welfare