February 13,2001

Grassley Releases Witness List for Education Tax Hearing

Hearing: "Making Education More Affordable: The Tax Code as a Student Aide"
Date/time: Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2001, at 10 a.m.
Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Description: The hearing will examine various education tax proposals for which legislation has been or will be introduced. This exploratory hearing will take place in anticipation of President Bush's broad education reform package moving through Congress. It will provide the Finance Committee with the opportunity to review both elements that could be included in the Bush plan as well as additional ideas.

Witness List

Members statements:

Chuck Grassley, Iowa 

Panel I:

The Honorable Mitch McConnell, United States Senator, Kentucky

The Honorable Jeff Sessions, United States Senator, Alabama

The Honorable Joseph Biden, United States Senator, Delaware

The Honorable Charles Schumer, United States Senator, New York

The Honorable George Allen, United States Senator, Virginia

Panel II:

The Honorable Tim Hutchinson, United States Senator, Arkansas

The Honorable Tom Harkin, United States Senator, Iowa

The Honorable Susan Collins, United States Senator, Maine

The Honorable Mary Landrieu, United States Senator, Louisiana

Panel III:

Kimberly Sheppard, dental student, University of Iowa, Kalona, Iowa

Tom Carter, social studies teacher, West Liberty High School, West Liberty, Iowa

David Pearlman, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Fidelity Investments, Westlake, Texas

Janet Parker, Senior Vice President for Corporate and Employee Relations, Amsouth Bank, Birmingham, Alabama

Steven Maguire, Ph.D., Analyst in Public Finance, Congressional Research Service, Washington, D.C.