Income Support – House Holds Hearing on Reducing Poverty

Last week, the House Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing on “Moving America’s Families Forward: Setting Priorities for Reducing Poverty and Expanding Opportunity”. Witnesses were former Governor John Engler, President of Business Roundtable; Karin VanZant, Executive Director of Life Services at CareSource; Olivia Golden, Executive Director of CLASP; and Tarren Bragdon, President and Chief Executive Officer at the Foundation for Government Accountability. Visit the Committee web site for more information and to review testimony and watch the archived video.

Income Support—House Holds Hearing on Getting Incentives Right: Connecting Low-Income Individuals with Jobs

Last week, the House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources held a hearing on “Getting Incentives Right: Connecting Low-Income Individuals with Jobs.” Witnesses were Mark Wilson, President and CEO of the Florida Chamber of Commerce; Kenyatta Brame, Executive Vice President of Cascade Engineering; Christopher King, Senior Research Scientist and Lecturer at the Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, University of Texas at Austin; Barbara Doucet, Corporate Director of Human Resources at Omni Hotels & Resorts; and Laurie Bouillion Larrea, President of Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas. Visit the Committee web site for more information and to review testimony and watch the archived video.