Policy Committee to Hear from Inspector General About Welfare Fraud
6/26/2017
WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee, led by Chairman Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), is hosting a hearing to continue its review of welfare fraud and abuse in an effort to reform the system.

WHO: Benninghoff, members of the policy committee and members of the Office of Inspector General, including Inspector General Bruce Beemer. In the first four months of 2017, the office filed charges against 276 people, with the alleged fraud totaling $1.5 million in wasted tax dollars.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 28, from 9:30-11 a.m.

WHERE: House Majority Caucus Room, Room 140 Main Capitol, Harrisburg.

WATCH LIVE: Barring technical difficulties, the hearing will be live-streamed at pagoppolicy.com.

Media contact: Bob Nye, 717.991.8587, bnye@pahousegop.com



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