Poverty and Needy Families

House Budget Committee Holds Hearing

Paul RyanOn July 9, 2014, the House Budget Committee held a hearing titled, “A Progress Report on the War on Poverty: Working with Families in Need.”

At this hearing, committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-Wis.) and professionals engaged in anti-poverty work testified about the War on Poverty’s unfinished business and the most effective ways to ensure that hard working people earn enough to keep their families out of poverty.