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The House is back in session with a full slate of hearings throughout the week. And while there is little going on in the Senate, the Joint Economic Committee will discuss “Driving Innovation and Job Growth through the Life Sciences Industry.”
Members of the House are back in their districts for the week. Meanwhile, a handful of hearings is lined up in the Senate, including a progress report on the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010.
Legislation to reauthorize and modernize the Small Business Administration’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs gets marked up in a committee hearing on the House side while mobile phones come under review in the Senate.
Two quiet weeks lie ahead on Capitol Hill as members of Congress are mostly back in their states / districts for Spring Recess from April 18 – 29.
A look at upcoming Congressional committee hearings on Capitol Hill, including a few on taxes and job growth.
SBA programs get an examination during a Senate hearing, while several hearings are on tap on the House side, including the second in a series for the House Committee on Small Business regarding reauthorization of SBIR and STTR.
Both houses of Congress are out of town for a State / District Work Period. However, a few field hearings are scheduled on the House side dealing with energy & education and how they relate to job growth.
A few hearings in the Senate focused on federal R&D and clean energy and jobs are in store for the remainder of the week, while the House looks at the SBA budget, SBIR and other issues.
A heavier schedule for the House than the Senate in the week ahead, including hearings on immigration & jobs, the rising cost of employer-based health care, and the tax system’s impact on job creation.
A number of hearings are scheduled for the week ahead in both houses of Congress, including testimony by Secretary of State Clinton, Secretary of Energy Chu and Secretary of Treasury Geithner.
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