Full Committee Hearing

The State of the American Economy: A Year of Unprecedented Economic Growth and Future Plans

Date:   Thursday, February 17, 2022 Time:   10:00 AM Location:   Dirksen Senate Office Building 538

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION, HYBRID FORMAT to conduct a hearing entitled, “The State of the American Economy: A Year of Unprecedented Economic Growth and Future Plans.” The witnesses will be: Dr. Cecilia Rouse, Chair, Council of Economic Advisers; Dr. Jared Bernstein, Member, Council of Economic Advisers; and Dr. Heather Boushey, Member, Council of Economic Advisers.

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 briefing. We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at http://www.banking.senate.gov.

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Member Statements

  1. Chairman Sherrod Brown (D - Ohio)
  2. Ranking Member Patrick J. Toomey (R - Pennsylvania)


  1. Dr. Cecilia Rouse
    Council of Economic Advisers
  2. Dr. Jared Bernstein
    Council of Economic Advisers
  3. Dr. Heather Boushey
    Council of Economic Advisers