Full Committee Hearing

Exploring Paid Leave: Policy, Practice, and Impact on the Workforce

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2023 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at https://www.finance.senate.gov/  

Member Statements

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


  1. Ben Verhoeven
    Peoria Gardens, Inc.
    Albany , OR
  2. Jocelyn Frye
    National Partnership for Women & Families
    Washington , DC
  3. Rachel Greszler
    Senior Research Fellow, Budget and Entitlements, Grover M. Hermann Center for the Federal Budget
    The Heritage Foundation
    Washington , DC
  4. Elizabeth Milito
    Executive Director, Small Business Legal Center
    National Federation of Independent Business
    Washington , DC

 How do I submit a statement for the record?

Any individual or organization wanting to present their views for inclusion in the hearing record should submit in a Word document, a single-spaced statement, not exceeding 10 pages in length. No other file type will be accepted for inclusion. Title and date of the hearing, and the full name and address of the individual or organization must appear on the first page of the statement. Statements must be received no later than two weeks following the conclusion of the hearing.

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Statements should be mailed (not faxed) to:

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