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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Hearings to Examine CCDBG Program and the Department of Labor’s Budget Priorities

This week the committee will convene two hearings in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

On Tuesday, March 25th at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, chaired by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), will hold a hearing entitled, “The Foundation for Success: Strengthening the Child Care and Development Block Grant Program.” The hearing will provide members an opportunity to examine the challenges facing the CCDBG program and discuss House priorities for completing the reauthorization process.

On Wednesday, March 26th at 10:00 a.m, the full committee chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold a hearing entitled, "Reviewing the President's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal for the Department of Labor." The Honorable Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of Labor, will offer testimony and answer members’ questions on the department’s budget and policy priorities.

To learn more about these hearings, or to watch live webcasts, visit /hearings.


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