May 7, 2013

This Week in Congress

By Brianna C. Fields

Below are some upcoming congressional hearings scheduled that we will be keeping our eye on and may be of interest to the UW community.

TUESDAY, May 7, 2013

Senate Appropriations
2014 APPROPRIATIONS: INTERIOR AND ENVIRONMENT
10:30 a.m. May 7, 124 Dirksen Bldg.
Subcommittee Hearing
Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Subcommittee (Chairman Reed, D-R.I.) of Senate Appropriations Committee will hold hearings on proposed fiscal 2014 appropriations for agencies, programs and activities under its jurisdiction.

Witnesses:
Sally Jewell, secretary of the Interior
David Hayes, deputy secretary of the Interior
Rhea Suh, assistant secretary of the Interior for policy, management and budget
Pam K. Haze, deputy assistant secretary of the Interior, Office of Budget, Finance, Performance and Acquisition

Senate Appropriations
2014 APPROPRIATIONS: INTERIOR AND ENVIRONMENT
9:30 a.m. May 7, B-308 Rayburn Bldg.
Subcommittee Hearing
Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee (Chairman Simpson, R-Idaho) of House Appropriations Committee will hold hearings on proposed fiscal 2014 appropriations for agencies, programs and activities under its jurisdiction.

Witnesses:
Neil Kornze, principal deputy director, Bureau of Land Management

Joint Committee
ROLE OF IMMIGRATION IN ECONOMIC STRENGTH
9:30 a.m. May 7, 562 Dirksen Bldg.
Joint Economic Committee (Chairman Brady, R-Texas) will hold a two-part hearing titled “Immigration and Its Contributions to Our Economic Strength.”

Witnesses Scheduled:
Grover Norquist, president, Americans for Tax Reform
Adriana Kugler, professor, Georgetown University Public Policy Institute

WEDNESDAY, May 8, 2013

Senate Appropriations
2014 APPROPRIATIONS: DEFENSE
May 8, 10 a.m., 192 Dirksen Bldg.
Subcommittee Hearing

Senate Appropriations
2014 APPROPRIATIONS: ENERGY AND WATER
May 8, 2:30 p.m., 192 Dirksen Bldg
Subcommittee Hearing

House Appropriations
2014 APPROPRIATIONS: DEFENSE
May 8, 10 a.m., H-140 Capitol Bldg.
Subcommittee Hearing

House Appropriations
2014 APPROPRIATIONS: INTERIOR AND ENVIRONMENT
May 8, 9:30 a.m., Rayburn Bldg.
Subcommittee Hearing

House Appropriations
2014 APPROPRIATIONS: INTERIOR AND ENVIRONMENT
May 8, 9:30 a.m., Rayburn Bldg.
Subcommittee Hearing

House Ways & Means
IRS COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TAX LAW COMPLIANCE
May 8, 2 p.m., 1100 Longworth Bldg.
Subcommittee Hearing

Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation
IMMIGRANTS AND THE ECONOMY
May 8, 2:30 p.m., 253 Russell Bldg.
Full Committee Hearing

THURSDAY, May 9, 2013

Senate Appropriations
2014 APPROPRIATIONS: TRANSPORTATION, HUD
May 9, 10 a.m., 138 Dirksen Bldg.
Subcommittee Hearing

House Appropriations
2014 APPROPRIATIONS: DEFENSE
May 9, 10 a.m., H-140 Capitol Bldg.
Subcommittee Hearing

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