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The Joint Economic Committee will hold a hearing on “Examining the Rise of American Earnings and Living Standards" on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at 10:45 a.m. Room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building.

Witnesses:

Dr. Casey Mulligan, Chief Economist
Council of Economic Advisers
Washington, DC
 
Dr. Russell Roberts, Research Fellow
Hoover Institution, Stanford University
Stanford, California
 
Mr. Stephen Moore, Distinguished Visiting Fellow
The Heritage Foundation 
Washington DC

Dr. Heather Boushey, Executive Director and Chief Economist 
Washington Center for Equitable Growth 
Washington, DC


Chairman Erik Paulsen presiding.

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Dirksen G-50

The Joint Economic Committee will hold a hearing on “The Positive Economic Growth Effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” on Thursday, September 06, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. in room G-50 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building. 

Witnesses:

Mr. Scott A. Hodge, President
The Tax Foundation
Washington, DC

Dr. William C. Dunkelberg, Chief Economist
National Federation of Independent Business
Washington, DC

Mr. John H. Hinderaker, President
Center of the American Experiment
Golden Valley, MN

Dr. Benjamin H. Harris, Visiting Associate Professor
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

Chairman Erik Paulsen presiding.

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The Joint Economic Committee will hold a hearing on “The Innovation Economy, Entrepreneurship, and Barriers to Capital Access” on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 10 a.m. in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building. 

Witnesses:

Mr. Phil Mackintosh, Global Head of Economic Research
Nasdaq
New York City, NY

Ms. Rachel King, CEO
GlycoMimetics
Rockville, MD

Ms. Lisa Mensah, President and CEO

Opportunity Finance Network
Washington, DC

Chairman Erik Paulsen presiding.

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The Joint Economic Committee's hearing “The Need for U. S. Leadership on Digital Trade” has been postponed to a Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building.


Witnesses:

Mr. Sean Heather, Vice President
Center for Global Regulatory Cooperation
U. S. Chamber of Commerce
Washington, DC
(Testimony here)

Mr. Ryan Radia, Research Fellow and Regulatory Counsel
Competitive Enterprise Institute
Washington, DC
(Testimony here)

Ms. Rachel Fefer, Analyst
International Trade and Finance Section
Congressional Research Service
Washington, DC
(Testimony here)

Ambassador Robert Holleyman
Former Deputy U.S. Trade Representative
Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR)
Washington, DC
(Testimony here)


WHEN: Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building

Chairman Erik Paulsen presiding.

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A hearing before the Joint Economic Committee will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. in Hart 216 titled  “The Potential for Health Care Savings Accounts to Engage Patients and Bend the Health Care Cost Curve." 

Witnesses:

Scott W. Atlas, MD,

David and Joan Traitel Senior Fellow

Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Stanford, California

(Testimony here)

Mr. Kevin McKechnie,

Executive Director, HSA Council

Senior Vice President, American Bankers Association

Washington, DC

(Testimony here)

Ms. Tracy Watts

Senior Partner, Mercer

Board of Directors, American Benefits Council

Washington, DC

(Testimony here) 

Kavita Patel, MD, MS,

Primary Care Physician, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Fellow, Brookings Institution

Washington, DC

(Testimony here)

WHEN:        3:00 p.m., Thursday, June 7, 2018

WHERE:      Hart 216

Chairman Erik Paulsen presiding.

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The Joint Economic Committee will hold a hearing titled “Breaking through the Regulatory Barrier: What Red Tape Means for the Innovation Economy” on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 2:30 p.m., in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building. 

Witnesses:

Mr. Scott W. Brinkman, Secretary of Governor Bevin’s Executive Cabinet

Frankfort, KY

(Testimony here)

Dr. Joseph Kennedy, Senior Fellow

Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Washington, DC

(Testimony here)

Mr. Christopher Koopman, Senior Director, Center for Growth and Opportunity, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

Senior Affiliated Scholar, Mercatus Center

George Mason University

Arlington, VA

(Testimony here)

Ms. Jessica Milano

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Small Business, Community Development, and Housing Policy, U.S. Department of Treasury

Board Member, Small Business Majority

Washington, DC

(Testimony here)

WHEN: 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2018

WHERE: 1100 Longworth House Office Building

Chairman Erik Paulsen presiding.

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The Joint Economic Committee held a hearing on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., in room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building on "The Promise of Opportunity Zones."

WHO:

Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina
(Testimony here)

Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey
(Testimony here)

Mr. John Lettieri, Co-founder and President
Economic Innovation Group (EIG)
Washington, DC
(Testimony here)

Ms. Terri Ludwig, Chief Executive Officer
Enterprise Community Partners
New York, NY
(Testimony here)

Mr. Maurice A. Jones, President and CEO
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
New York, NY
(Testimony here)

WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 17, 2018

WHERE: 216 Hart Senate Office Building

Chairman Erik Paulsen presiding.

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service should contact Connie Foster at (202) 224-5171 or email hearing@jec.senate.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 14.

Members of the Media: If you plan to attend, please email JP_Freire@jec.senate.gov. Please note that members of the media are required to display current Senate or House press credentials. Please plan to arrive prior to the scheduled start time of the hearing.

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A hearing before the Joint Economic Committee will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., in room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building. 

WHAT: Hearing on “How the Innovation Economy Leads to Growth”

WHO:

Dr. Harold Furchtgott-Roth, Director, Center for the Economics of the Internet; Former FCC Commissioner
Hudson Institute
Washington, D.C.

Dr. Michael R. Strain, Director, Economic Policy Studies; John G. Searle Scholar
American Enterprise Institute
Washington, D.C.

Mr. Mark P. Mills, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute
Faculty Fellow, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University
Washington, D.C.

Dr. Darrell M. West, Vice President and Director of Governance Studies; Founding Director-Center for Technology Innovation
Brookings Institution
Washington, D.C.

WHEN: 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 25, 2018

WHERE: 216 Hart Senate Office Building

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service should contact Connie Foster at (202) 224-5171 or email hearing@jec.senate.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 23.

Members of the Media: If you plan to attend, please email JP_Freire@jec.senate.gov. Please note that members of the media are required to display current Senate or House press credentials. Please plan to arrive prior to the scheduled start time of the hearing.

Chairman Erik Paulsen presiding.

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WHAT: Hearing on “Unleashing America’s Economic Potential”

WHO:

Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin 
President
American Action Forum
Washington, D.C
(Testimony here)

Dr. Chad Moutray
Chief Economist
National Association of Manufacturers
Washington, D.C.
(Testimony here)

Mr. Richard Hampton
Chairman of the Board
Circuit Interruption Technology, Inc.
Rogers, Minnesota
(Testimony here)

The Honorable Mark Mazur, Ph.D.
Robert C. Pozen Director
Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center
Washington, D.C.
(Testimony here)

WHEN: 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, 2018

WHERE: 216 Hart Senate Office Building

Chairman Erik Paulsen presiding.

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service should contact Connie Foster at (202) 224-5171 or email hearing@jec.senate.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 9.

Members of the Media: If you plan to attend, please email JP_Freire@jec.senate.gov. Please note that members of the media are required to display current Senate or House press credentials. Please plan to arrive prior to the scheduled start time of the hearing.