Goodman To Testify On Challenges To Today’s Families


NCPA's Goodman to Congress: "Problems Caused by Outdated Policies"    

WASHINGTON, DC (January 30, 2007) -- John C. Goodman, president of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) will testify at a special hearing of the House Ways & Means Committee Wednesday, January 31. The hearing is entitled: "Economic Challenges Facing Middle Class Families."

Goodman will tell Congress that t he basic structure of tax law, labor law, employee benefits law and a host of other institutions was formulated 50 or 60 years ago by policymakers who made assumptions about how life would be lived; assumptions that no longer describe the world in which we live.

WHO: JOHN C. GOODMAN, NCPA PRESIDENT

WHAT: TESTIMONY BEFORE HOUSE WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE

WHERE: 1100 LONGWORTH HOUSE OFFICE BUILDING

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2007 - 2:00 PM ET
 

Goodman is founder and president of the NCPA, a nonprofit public policy institute with offices in Dallas, Texas, and Washington, D.C. He is the author or coauthor of more than 200 articles and eight books, including Leaving Women Behind: Modern Families, Outdated Laws (2006)