Full Committee Hearing

Innovative Ideas to Strengthen and Expand the Middle Class

Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Member Statements

  1.  Ron Wyden (D - OR)
  2.  Orrin G. Hatch (R - UT)


  1. Ms. Diane Swonk
    Chief Economist and Senior Managing Director
    Mesirow Financial
    Chicago , IL
  2. Mr. George Packer
    Staff Writer, Author
    The New Yorker Magazine, "The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America"
    Brooklyn , NY
  3. Dr. William C. Dunkelberg
    Chief Economist
    National Federation of Independent Business
    Washington , DC
  4. Dr. Lawrence B. Lindsey
    President and CEO
    The Lindsey Group
    Fairfax , VA
  5. Mr. Leonard Burman, Ph.D.
    Director, Tax Policy Center
    The Urban Institute
    Washington , DC

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