Heather Reynolds, managing director of the University of Notre Dame’s Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities, will testify before the House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth on Thursday (July 28). The hearing, “Building a Modern Economic Foundation: Economic Security and Income Support for 21st Century America,” begins at 10 a.m. and will be livestreamed via the committee’s YouTube channel here.
This hearing will focus on evaluating the effectiveness of current safety net programs, with an emphasis on how these programs helped Americans during the pandemic. Committee members and experts will also discuss potential innovations to improve the efficacy of these programs and ways to ensure pathways to economic opportunity for all Americans.
Committee members and their invited guests will discuss the benefits of…