Hearing on Tax Policy for Inclusive Economic Growth

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 12:00pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2247

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WASHINGTON – On Wednesday June 22, 2022, at 12pm ET, the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth – Chaired by Rep. Jim Himes (CT-04) – hosted a hearing titled “Tackling the Tax Code: Evaluating Fairness, Efficiency and Potential to Spur Inclusive Economic Growth.” Members and bipartisan experts discussed how tax policy affects economic disparity, focusing on how federal tax policy influences household and business decisions, macroeconomic performance, and the ability to raise revenue to pay for federal investments. Members also evaluated the progressivity and efficiency of the current tax code and discussed proposals to make the code fairer.


  • Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04)
  • Ranking Member Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01)
  • Select Committee Members
  • Dr. William Gale, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution and Co-Director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center  (Written Statement)
  • Professor Dorothy Brown, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law School  (Written Statement)
  • Mr. Seth Hanlon, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress  (Written Statement)
  • Ms. Amy Matsui, Director of Income Security and Senior Counsel, National Women’s Law Center  (Written Statement)
  • Dr. Angela Rachidi, Senior Fellow and Rowe Scholar, American Enterprise Institute  (Written Statement)

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117th Congress