Full Committee Hearing

The Family First Prevention Services Act: Successes, Roadblocks, and Opportunities for Improvement

Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2024 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. The Honorable Rebecca Jones Gaston
    Commissioner for Administration on Children, Youth, and Families at the Administration for Children and Families
    United States Department of Health and Human Services
    Washington , DC
  2. David Reed
    Deputy Director of Child Welfare Services
    Indiana Department of Child Services
    Indianapolis , IN
  3. JooYeun Chang
    Program Director for Child Wellbeing
    Doris Duke Foundation
    New York , NY
  4. Laurie Tapozada
    Kinship Caregiver, Peer Mentor, and Kinship Navigator Professional
    Cranston , RI

 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