Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC) will hold a hearing entitled, “Bolstering the Economy: Helping American Families by Reauthorizing the Payroll Tax Cut and UI Benefits,” on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, at 2:30 p.m., in room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building. The hearing will focus on the importance of extending the two-percentage-point payroll tax cut and continuing emergency federal unemployment insurance (UI) benefits through the end of 2012. At this hearing, the JEC will examine the economic impact of extending these policies versus allowing them to lapse.
WHAT: Hearing on “Bolstering the Economy: Helping American Families by Reauthorizing the Payroll Tax Cut and UI Benefits”
WHO: Dr. Mark M. Zandi, Chief Economist
The Honorable Mark W. Everson, Commissioner of the
Department of Workforce Development, State of Indiana
Additional witness may be announced.
WHEN: 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 7, 2012
WHERE: 216 Hart Senate Office Building
Chairman Bob Casey presiding.