Full Committee Hearing

Unemployment Insurance Benefits: Where Do We Go From Here?

Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2009 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Member Statements

  1. Senator Max Baucus (D - MT)
  2.  Chuck Grassley (R - IA)


  1. Beth Shulman, JD
    Chair, Board of Directors
    National Employment Law Project
    Washington , DC
  2. Doug Holmes, JD
    Strategic Services on Unemployment & Workers' Compensation, and the National Foundation for Unemployment Compensation & Workers' Compensation
    Washington , DC
  3. Dr. Karen A. Campbell
    Macroeconomic Policy Analyst, Center for Data Analysis
    The Heritage Foundation
    Washington , DC
  4. Thomas Whitaker, JD
    National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA), Deputy Chairman, North Carolina Employment Security Commission
    Raleigh , NC
  5. Dr. Gary Burtless
    Senior Fellow in Economic Studies (and Whitehead Chair in Economics)
    The Brookings Institution
    Washington , DC

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