A Threat to America’s Children: The Trump Administration’s Proposed Changes to the Poverty Line Calculation

Date: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 10:00am
Location: 
2154 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515
“A Threat to America’s Children: The Trump Administration’s Proposed Changes to the Poverty Line Calculation.”

CHAIRMAN CONNOLLY'S OPENING STATEMENT

CHAIRWOMAN MALONEY'S OPENING STATEMENT

BACKGROUND

On February 5 and 6, 2020, the Committee on Oversight and Reform will be conducting an in-depth, two-day series of hearings held by four of its subcommittees to examine the negative effects of regulations proposed by the Trump Administration relating to children. This unique and extensive series of hearings will assess the detrimental impact of the Administration’s actions on child poverty, housing, hunger, and health.

 

WITNESSES


Panel One

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)
Member of Congress
 

Rep. Carol Miller (R-WV)
Member of Congress
 

Panel Two

Sister Simone Campbell
Executive Director
Network Lobby
 

Mr. Indi Dutta Gupta
Co-Executive Director, Center on Poverty
Georgetown Law
 

Ms. Amy Jo Hutchison
Organizer
Healthy Kids and Families Coalition, West Virginia
 

Mr. Rob Smith (Minority Witness)
Advisory Board Member
Legacy Republican Alliance
 

116th Congress