Ways and Means Committee, US Legislative Branch

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According to a bulletin issued on 9/11/12 by the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (of which I am a Sustaining Member), on:

Friday, September 14, 2012, 9:30 a.m. (EDT): The House Committee on Ways & Means, Social Security Subcommittee will hold the 5th hearing in the series entitled “Securing the Future of the Social Security Disability Insurance Program.” According to the announcement, the hearing will “focus on key challenges facing the DI program and options to address those challenges.” The hearing will be held in B-318 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing advisory is available at http://waysandmeans.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=307672.

Marty Ford, The Arc of the United States, will be testifying on behalf of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Social Security Task Force, of which NOSSCR is a member. The hearing can be viewed live by webcast on the Committee website, http://waysandmeans.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=2. Click on “Social Security Subcommittee Hearing Webcasts” and select this hearing. You also can view the archived webcast after the hearing.

This will follow on the heels of a Senate hearing that is being held today at 9:30 a.m.

Senate to Hold Hearings on “Quality of Disability Benefits Awards” on September 13, 2012

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