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House Republican Policy Committee to Hold Hearing on Barriers Women Face in the Workforce

Sep 20, 2016
Press Release

WASHINGTON (Sept. 20, 2016) — Chairman Luke Messer (IN-06) announced today that the Republican Policy Committee (RPC) Working Group on Women in the 21st Century Workforce will hold its first hearing on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 4 p.m.

Chaired by Rep. Martha McSally (AZ-02) who heads the Working Group, the hearing will focus on examining barriers women face in the workforce.

WHAT:           Women in the Workforce Hearing: Examining Barriers to Getting Ahead

WHO:              Samantha Tassone – President, GrowthFuel
                         Romina Boccia – Fiscal and economic expert, The Heritage Foundation
                         T. VanHook – Chief Executive Officer, Habitat for Humanity Tucson
                         Andrew G. Biggs – Resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute

WHEN:           Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, at 4 p.m. EST

WHERE:         1310 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20003

The RPC launched the Working Group on Women in the 21st Century Workforce in July. It is tasked with identifying solutions to expand opportunity for women in the workforce, increase workplace flexibility, remove barriers facing working women and empower the next generation.

If you are unable to attend the hearing and are interested in watching live, we will be streaming here. You can also follow the hearing on Twitter using #GOPWorking4Women.

Members of the Media:

If you plan to attend, please email Molly Gillaspie (Messer) or Patrick Ptak at Patrick.Ptak@mail.house.gov (McSally). Please plan to arrive prior to the scheduled start time of the hearing.

114th Congress