Oversight Hearing: The Check is in the Mail: The State’s Cumbersome In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Payroll Process is Unresponsive to Needs of IHSS Providers and Recipients
November 1, 2016


Joint Oversight Hearing with Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 3 on Health and Human Services:
A Failure of Oversight: Misuse of Psychotropic Medications
on California’s Foster Children
September 26, 2016

Joint Oversight Hearing with Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 3 on Health and Human Services:
A Defining Moment: Considering the Closure of Developmental Centers and Its Impact on Residents, Families and the Regional Center System

February 23, 2016

Joint Oversight Hearing with Assembly Human Services Committee: The 2016-2017 Community Services Block Grant State Plan
August 25, 2015

Psychotropic Medication and Mental Health Services for Foster Youth: Seeking Solutions for a Broken System
August 11, 2015


Joint Informational Hearing: Planning and Preparing for the Looming Financial Risks for Long-Term Services and Supports: Who's Ready?
April 7, 2015


Joint Oversight Hearing: Welfare to Work: Oversight of California's CalWORKs Program
March 10, 2015


Joint Oversight Hearing: Misuse of Psychotropic Medication in Foster Care: Improving Child Welfare Oversight and Outcomes within the Continuum of Care
February 24, 2015


Informational Hearing: The Lanterman Act: Promises and Challenges
October 9, 2014


Joint Oversight Hearing: CalFresh: Highlighting Innovation to Target Key Communities
March 11, 2014


Joint Oversight Hearing: Increasing Accountability in Assisted Living Facilities:
State Oversight of Care in Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly
February 11, 2014


Joint Oversight Hearing:  The 2014 - 2015 Community Services Block Grant State Plan
August 20, 2013

Informational Hearing: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Minors: Policy Considerations for the Child Welfare System May 14, 2013

Joint Informational Hearing: Senate Human Services Committee and Assembly Human Services Committee
The Real Face of California’s Poor: Interpreting the New Federal Poverty Measure
March 12, 2013


Joint Oversight Hearing: Senate Human Services Committee and Subcommittee No. 3  of the Senate Committee on  Budget and Fiscal Review:
A System In Transition: California's Developmental Centers
October 23, 2012


Informational Hearing: Seniors and Hunger: Failing to Reach California's
Vulnerable Elderly
August 14, 2012


Informational Hearing: In home Supportive Services (IHSS) Integration into Medi-Cal Managed Care: Policy Considerations
March 27, 2012


Informational Hearing: Examining Law Enforcement Practices within State Developmental Centers,
March 13, 2012


Joint Oversight Hearing: Senate Human Services and Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services: Falling Behind: The Impact of the Great Recession and the Budget Crisis on California's Women and Their Families,
February 1, 2012

Joint Oversight Hearing: Senate and Assembly Human Services Committees: The 2012-2013 Community Services Block Grant State Plan, August 16, 2011


Joint Oversight Hearing: Oversight of California’s Regional Centers: Ensuring integrity, transparency, and best practices in a challenging fiscal environment, November 4, 2010.


Public Testimony


Informational Hearing: Maximizing Federal Funds for Human Services, Tuesday, March 9, 2010


Informational Hearing: Long-Term Care, Tuesday, Februaruy 23, 2010


Joint Informational Hearing: Future of Long-Term Care, Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Committee Address