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HEARING: Chairman Buchanan Announces Hearing on Getting Incentives Right: Connecting Low-Income Individuals with Jobs

March 1, 2016 — Hearing   



Congressman Vern Buchanan (R-FL), Chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources, today announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “Getting Incentives Right: Connecting Low-Income Individuals with Jobs” on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, in Room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building, beginning at 10:00 A.M. At the hearing, members will explore opportunities to reform our welfare system to better meet the needs of job seekers and job creators, grow our economy, and move more American families forward. Members will specifically discuss the role that employers and programs, such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, play in helping low-income individuals compete and succeed in the workforce.

Hearing Advisory

Witness List
Mark Wilson
President & CEO, Florida Chamber of Commerce
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Kenyatta Brame
Executive Vice President, Cascade Engineering
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Christopher King
Senior Research Scientist and Lecturer, Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, University of Texas at Austin
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Barbara Doucet
Corporate Director of Human Resources, Omni Hotels & Resorts
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Laurie Bouillion Larrea
President, Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)


SUBCOMMITTEE: Work and Welfare