Subcommittee Hearing

Economic Mobility: Is the American Dream in Crisis?

Subcommittee on Economic Policy Date:   Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Time:   09:30 AM Location:   Dirksen Senate Office Building 538

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS Subcommittee on Economic Policy will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled, “Economic Mobility: Is the American Dream in Crisis?”  The witness will be:  Mr. Oren Cass, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Mr. Yuval Levin, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Mr. Ramesh Ponnuru, Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Ms. Thea Mei Lee, President, Economic Policy Institute; and Mr. Keith Miller, Principal, Franchisee Advocacy Consulting. 

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Member Statements

  1. Tom Cotton (R - AR)
  2. Catherine Cortez Masto (D - Nevada)


  1. Mr. Oren Cass
    Senior Fellow
    Manhattan Institute
  2. Dr. Yuval Levin
    Resident Scholar
    American Enterprise Institute
  3. Mr. Ramesh Ponnuru
    Visiting Fellow
    American Enterprise Institute
  4. Ms. Thea Mei Lee
    Economic Policy Institute
  5. Mr. Keith Miller
    Franchisee Advocacy Consulting