Merkley Holds Hearing on Economic Challenges Facing Young Workers and Recent Grads

Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, the Chair of the Senate Banking Committee’s Subcommittee on Economic Policy, held a hearing on June 24, 2014, on the economic challenges facing young workers and recent high school and college graduates. The hearing, titled “Dreams Deferred: Young Workers & Recent Grads in U.S. Economy,” focused on key areas of concern for young people entering the workplace, such as unemployment, underemployment, and student debt.