June 28, 2010

This Week on Capitol Hill June 28 – July 2

By jnurse

Senate Floor Activities
On Monday, the Senate convenes and will begin confirmation hearings on the nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.

House Floor Activities
The House of Representatives may take up the FY10 war supplemental spending bill later in the week.

Senate Committee Activities

Tuesday, June 29

Joint Economic Committee
Full Committee Hearing – “Fueling Local Economies: Research, Innovation and Jobs” Witnesses include Dr. Samuel Stanley, President, Stony Brook University

Wednesday, June 30

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee
Full Committee Hearing – “Farm Bill Reauthorization Hearing 1, Maintaining Our Domestic Food Supply through a Strong U.S. Farm Policy”

House Committee Activities

Tuesday, June 29

Joint Economic Committee
Full Committee Hearing – “Fueling Local Economies: Research, Innovation and Jobs” Witnesses include Dr. Samuel Stanley, President, Stony Brook University

House Appropriations Committee
Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee Markup – FY2011 C-J-S Appropriations Bill

House Science and Technology Committee
Investigations & Oversight Subcommittee – Setting New Courses for Polar Weather Satellites

Research and Science Education Subcommittee – 21st Century Biology

Wednesday, June 30

House Appropriations Committee
Agriculture Subcommittee Markup – FY2011 Agriculture Appropriations Bill

House Appropriations Committee
State, Foreign-Operations Subcommittee Markup – FY2011 S-FOPS Appropriations Bill

Thursday, July 1

House Science and Technology Committee
Technology & Innovation Subcommittee – Smart Grid Architecture and Standards

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