Task Force for the American Worker to Hold First Hearing on Tuesday


CNBC’s Larry Kudlow, Mayor of La Porte, Indiana to testify

Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06), chair of the Republican Policy Committee,  announced the first hearing of the recently launched Task Force for the American Worker will be on Tuesday, April 25.

CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow and Mayor of La Porte, Indiana Blair Milo will testify during the inaugural hearing, aimed at setting a policy agenda for the modern American worker

WHAT:           “An Agenda for the Modern American Worker” hearing

WHO:              Mr. Larry Kudlow, CNBC Senior Contributor

The Honorable Blair Milo, Mayor of the City of La Porte, IN

Mr. John Friedman, Associate Professor of Economics at Brown University

Mr. Jim Pethokoukis, Editor of AEIdeas and a DeWitt Wallace Fellow

WHEN:           Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 2PM 

WHERE:         Rayburn House Office Building 2360, Washington, D.C.

Launched by Chairman Messer, the Task Force for the American Worker is an effort to examine challenges facing modern-day working Americans.

“For generations, the American dream has meant that every American who works hard can find success. But in recent years, frozen paychecks, a tough job market and rising living costs make the American Dream too often seem out of reach,” Messer said. “During the 2016 election, Republicans promised a renewed focus on addressing these challenges and improving the lives of everyday working people. This Task Force is about making those promises a reality.” 

The Task Force will hold a series of hearings to examine workforce issues, including stagnant wages and a slow economic recovery, manufacturing, higher education costs, the opioid abuse epidemic, health care, retirement security and trade.  The Task Force will seek to find solutions that help address each of these challenges.




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