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Senate HELP Committee Hearing on Olmstead to be Held this Thursday

Senator Harkin and the Senate HELP Committee will be holding a hearing on Olmstead this Thursday.institutionalization is no way to live 2012 sign

Place: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building Date: Thursday, June 21 2012, 10:00 a.m.

Witness Panel I

  • Thomas Perez, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
  • Henry Claypool, Principal Deputy Administrator, Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C.

Witness Panel II

  • Rita Landgraf, Secretary, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, New Castle, Delaware
  • Zelia Baugh, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Mental Health, Montgomery, Alabama
  • Ricardo Thornton, Washington, D.C.

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