Full Committee Hearing

Examining the State of Child Care: How Federal Policy Solutions Can Support Families, Close Existing Gaps, and Strengthen Economic Growth

Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2024 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Member Statements

  1.  Ron Wyden (D - OR)
  2.  Mike Crapo (R - ID)


  1. Fatima Goss Graves
    President and CEO
    National Women’s Law Center
    Washington , DC
  2. Megan Pratt, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Practice, College of Health
    Oregon State University
    Corvallis , OR
  3. Katharine B. Stevens, Ph.D.
    Founder and President
    Center on Child and Family Policy
    Washington , DC
  4. Ryan Page
    Director of Child Care
    Iowa Department of Health and Human Services
    Des Moines , IA

 How do I submit a statement for the record?

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Senate Committee on Finance
Attn. Editorial and Document Section
Rm. SD-219
Dirksen Senate Office Bldg.
Washington, DC 20510-6200