Tax Credits and Welfare Programs

Witnesses testified about U.S. tax credits and welfare programs, and whether the programs discouraged work and higher earnings for… read more

Witnesses testified about U.S. tax credits and welfare programs, and whether the programs discouraged work and higher earnings for recipients. Iain Duncan Smith, the first sitting foreign secretary to testify on non-trade matters, talked about proposals to reform the UK welfare system. Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI) also testified, speaking of her experiences when she received government benefits. She said the perception that poor people are gaining the system was false. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Ike Brannon Director American Action Forum->Economic Policy
  • Iain Duncan Smith Leader, House of Commons United Kingdom->Chingford and Woodford Green
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Tax Credits and Welfare Programs

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Program ID:
306798-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 27, 2012
Last Aired:
Jul 6, 2012

Airing Details

  • Jun 27, 2012 | 3:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 27, 2012 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 28, 2012 | 2:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 01, 2012 | 4:56am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 01, 2012 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 03, 2012 | 12:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 2012 | 1:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 06, 2012 | 11:37am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 06, 2012 | 12:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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