Congressman Dennis Kucinich, chairman of the House Domestic Policy subcommittee of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is bringing his subcommittee to Northeast Ohio Monday for a field hearing to get the feeling of the community on the impact of the foreclosure crisis.
Rokakis will be joined by Mark Seifert, executive director of foreclosure-fighting group ESOP (Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People), Lou Tisler, executive director of Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland, whose mission is to expand sustainable home ownership, and Frank Ford, senior vice president of nonprofit Neighborhood Progress Inc., which works to strengthen neighborhoods. Also testifying will be state Representative Mike Foley, Democrat from Cleveland, and state Senator Tim Grendell, Republican from Chesterland.
The hearing starts at 10 a.m. Monday, December 7, at the Carl Stokes Federal Courthouse (801 W. Superior Ave.). It is open to the public. — Anastasia Pantsios