Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Rep. Hintz named Vice-Chair of the Public Aid Integrity Study Committee

Madison – Rep. Gordon Hintz (D-Oshkosh) was appointed as the vice-chair of the Special Committee on Public Assistance Program Integrity. The Committee will be holding their first meeting tomorrow, August 4th, in Madison.

The Special Committee will be taking a close look at the current laws, rules and policies relating to fraud in public assistance programs. The committee will also review the recent audit of the Wisconsin Shares child care subsidy program as it tackles this important topic.

“I am pleased to have been appointed as vice-chair of the study committee”, said Rep. Hintz. “It is important, especially during these tough economic times, that we review our current public aid system. I look forward to working to come up with ideas and recommendations that can help streamline our current system and save taxpayers money.”

The full committee make-up can be viewed at: http://www.legis.state.wi.us/lc/committees/study/2010/PAPI/files/papi_list.pdf

Meeting information – Open to the Public:
Special Committee on Public Assistance Program Integrity
Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at 10:00 am
1 East Main Street, Suite 401, Madison , WI

Presentations by representatives of the Department of Children and Families and the Legislative Audit Bureau


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