Full Committee Hearing

“Gradually Raising the Minimum Wage to $15: Good for Workers, Good for Businesses, and Good for the Economy."


Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019 Time: 10:15 AM Location: Washington, D.C. 20515 2175 Rayburn House Office Building

Member Statements


  1. Chairman Bobby Scott (Democrat - Virginia)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. The Honorable William E. Spriggs
    Professor, Department of Economics and Chief Economist
    Howard University and AFL-CIO
    Washington , D.C.
  2. Mr. Terrence Wise
    Shift Manager
    McDonald’s
    Independence , MO
  3. Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin
    President
    American Action Forum
    Washington , D.C.
  4. Dr. Ben Zipperer
    Economist
    Economic Policy Institute
    Washington , D.C.

Panel II

  1. Ms. Vanita Gupta
    President and CEO
    The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
    Washington , D.C.
  2. Ms. Simone Barron
    Seattle , WA
  3. Ms. Kathy Eckhouse
    Owner
    La Quercia
    Norwalk , IA
  4. Dr. Michael Strain
    Resident Scholar and Director of Economic Policy Studies
    American Enterprise Institute
    Washington , D.C.
  5. Dr. Michael Reich
    Professor
    University of California
    Berkeley , CA
  6. Mr. Paul A. Brodeur
    State Representative 32nd Middlesex District
    Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives
    Boston , MA