October 10,2001

Baucus Announces Witness List for Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy Hearing on the Strengthening Working Families Act of 2001

Hearing: S. 685, Strengthening Working Families Act of 2001

Date/Time: October 11, 2001, at 2:30 p.m.

Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Description: S. 685 is a bipartisan bill of six parts designed to support the efforts of families who have made it off welfare, but are at risk of falling backward, and to promote adoption of children out of foster care.

Witness List

A Panel Consisting of:

Mary Frank, Representative of Goodwill of Acadiana, Opelousas, LA;
Freddie Belton, Client of the Center for Fathers, Families and Workforce Development,Baltimore, MD;

A Panel Consisting of:

Rodney Carroll, CEO of the Welfare to Work Partnership, Washington, DC;
Sharon Daly, Vice President of Catholic Charities, Alexandria, VA;
Christine James-Brown, President and CEO of United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania,Philadelphia, PA


Written Statements: Any individuals or organizations wanting to present their views on these hearings to the Committee are urged to submit a typewritten, single-spaced, single-sided statement, not exceeding 10 pagesin length, for inclusion in the hearing record. The date and subject of the hearing must appear on the first page of the statement. Three copies of the statement should be mailed to the Editorial Section, United States Senate, Committee on Finance, Washington, D.C. 20510. Two copies should be mailed to Kolan Davis,Minority Staff Director, United States Senate, Committee on Finance, 219 Dirksen Senate Office Building,Washington, D.C. 20510. Statements must be received no later than noon on Thursday, October 25, 2001.Written statements must also be submitted on diskette in a format that can be read by personal computers(Wordperfect text is preferred; other formats will be accepted -- please identify format).