The Coronavirus Crisis: Paving the Way to An Equitable Recovery

Date:   Thursday, February 18, 2021 Time:   11:00 AM Location:   Remote

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet REMOTELY to conduct a hearing entitled, “The Coronavirus Crisis: Paving the Way to An Equitable Recovery.” The witnesses will be: The Honorable Jamael Tito Brown, Mayor, Youngstown, Ohio; Mr. John A. Costa, International President, Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO/CLC; Mr. Jyoshu Tsushima, Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Columbus; Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Ph.D., President, American Action Forum; and Mr. Gianni Cracchiolo, Manager, Sal & Jerry’s Bakery, West Babylon, New York.  


Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing. We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at http://www.banking.senate.gov.

All hearings are webcast live and will not be available until the hearing starts. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact the committee clerk at 202-224-7391 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date. 

Member Statements

  1. Chairman Sherrod Brown (D - Ohio)


  1. The Honorable Jamael Tito Brown
    Youngstown, Ohio
  2. Mr. John A. Costa
    International President
    Amalgamated Transit Union
  3. Mr. Jyoshu Tsushima
    Staff Attorney
    Legal Aid Society of Columbus
  4. Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin PH.D.
    American Action Forum
  5. Mr. Gianni Cracchiolo
    Sal & Jerry's Bakery