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HEARING: Chairman Boustany Announces First Hearing in Series on Moving America’s Families Forward

February 11, 2015 — Hearing   

Congressman Charles Boustany (R-LA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Ways and Means, today announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing series on moving America’s families forward. The first hearing will focus on Challenges Facing Low-Income Individuals and Families in Today’s Economy. Subsequent hearings are expected to focus on engaging low-income adults in work and training, coordinating benefit programs, reviewing lessons learned in other countries, and using evidence to ensure programs help people in need experience real progress. The hearing will take place immediately following the Human Resources Organizational Meeting at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, in room B-318 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

Hearing Advisory

Witness List

Ron Haskins
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, The Brookings Institution
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Scott Winship
Walter B. Wriston Fellow, Manhattan Institute
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

W. Bradford Wilcox
Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Frances Deviney
Associate Director, Center for Public Policy Priorities
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

 

SUBCOMMITTEE: Worker and Family Support