Heather Boushey, Executive Director and Chief Economist of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, testified on September 27, 2017, at a forum conducted by House Ways and Means Committee Democrats on issues related to tax reform.

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Boushey testifies before the Ways and Means committee

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In her testimony, Boushey reviewed the longer-term economic challenges facing U.S. families, including slow income growth and rising inequality, and addressed a number of substantive tax reform issues, telling the panel that “the focus of reform should be the living standards of American families, particularly middle-class families and families striving to reach the middle class.”