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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."

Full Hearing Transcript is Available Here

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.

Full Hearing Transcript is Available Here

WHAT:

Hearing on “The Economic Report of the President”

WHO:

The Honorable Kevin Hassett

Chairman

Council of Economic Advisers

Washington, D.C.

 

WHEN:

2:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, 2018

WHERE:

216 Hart Senate Office Building

Chairman 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, February 26, 2018.

Full Hearing Transcript is Available Here

WHAT:

Hearing on “The Economic Outlook with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen”

WHO:

The Honorable Janet L. Yellen

Chair

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Washington, D.C.

 

WHEN:

10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 29, 2017

WHERE:

1100 Longworth House Office Building

Chairman Tiberi 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, November 27, 2017.

Members of the Media:

If you plan to attend, please email Breann_Gonzalez@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. 

Full Hearing Transcript is Available Here

WHAT:

Hearing on “The Economic Outlook with CEA Chairman Kevin Hassett”

WHO:

The Honorable Kevin Hassett

Chairman

Council of Economic Advisers

Washington, D.C.

 

WHEN:

10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 25, 2017

WHERE:

1100 Longworth House Office Building

Chairman Tiberi 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, October 23, 2017.

Full Hearing Transcript is Available Here

WHAT:

Hearing on “The Startup Slump: Can Tax Reform Help Revive Entrepreneurship?”

WHO:

Mr. John R. Dearie

Founder and President

Center for American Entrepreneurship

Great Falls, VA

 

Ms. Falon Donohue

Chief Executive Officer

VentureOhio

Columbus, Ohio

 

Mr. Scott A. Hodge

President

Tax Foundation

Washington, D.C.

 

Mr. John Arensmeyer

CEO and Founder

Small Business Majority

Washington, D.C.

WHEN:

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 3, 2017

WHERE:

1100 Longworth House Office Building

Chairman Tiberi presiding.

A full transcript and report of the hearing is available here.

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Full Hearing Transcript is Available Here

WASHINGTON, DC—Chairman Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio) today announced that the Joint Economic Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in room 216 Hart Senate Office Building. The hearing will explore the importance of free digital trade for U.S. economic growth; the leading role of U.S. firms in this field; the costs of artificial impediments to free digital trade; rules for digital trade that facilitate rather than hinder its development; and avenues by which to establish effective rules.

WHAT:

Hearing on “The Dynamic Gains from Free Digital Trade for the U.S. Economy”

WHO:

Mr. Daniel Griswold

Senior Research Fellow and Co-Director of the Program on the

      American Economy and Globalization

Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Arlington, VA

 

Mr. Sean Heather

Vice President, Center for Global Regulatory Cooperation

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Washington, D.C.

 

Mr. Nick Quade

General Manager, Ecommerce Division of Relay Networks Inc.

Deephaven, MN

 

The Honorable Daniel Alejandro Sepulveda

Former Ambassador and Deputy Assistant Secretary and U.S.

       Coordinator for Communications and Information Policy

U.S. Department of State

Washington, D.C.

WHEN:

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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 pm on Friday, September 8, 2017.

Members of the Media:

If you plan to attend, please email Breann_Gonzalez@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.