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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (Feb. 08)

Posted by: Mark Marich on February 08, 2011 Source: Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship

A slew of hearings in the House are scheduled for this week, with action in the following committees: Budget; Education & the Workforce; Financial Services; Judiciary; Oversight & Government Reform; Small Business; and, Ways & Means.

The State of the U.S. Economy
House Committee on the Budget
210 Cannon House Office Building
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
10:00am

Witness:

  • Ben S. Bernanke, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Buried in Paperwork: A 1099 Update
House Committee on Small Business
2360 Rayburn HOB
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
1:00 pm

Witnesses:

  • Representative Daniel E. Lungren (R-CA), sponsor of the Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act (H.R. 4)
  • Mr. R. Jerol Kivett, President of Kivett’s Inc. Representing the National Federation of Independent Businesses
  • Mr. John “Mark” Eagleton, Managing Member of Eagleton Ventures, LLC, Representing the National Restaurant Association
  • Mr. Seth Shipley, Owner of Shipley’s Fine Jewelry, Representing the National Retail Federation
  • Mr. Mike Kegley, President of B.O.L.D. Homes, Inc., Representing the National Association of Home Builders

The Impact of the Health Care Law on the Economy, Employers, and the Workforce
House Committee on Education and the Workforce
2175 Rayburn HOB
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
10:00 am

Witnesses:

  • Paul Howard, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute
  • Gail Johnson, President and CEO, Rainbow Station, Inc.
  • Neil Trautwein, Vice President and Employee Benefits Policy Counsel, National Retail Federation
  • Paul N. Van de Water, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Can Monetary Policy Really Create Jobs?
House Committee on Financial Services
2128 Rayburn HOB
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
10:00 am

Witnesses:

  • Dr. Thomas J. DiLorenzo, Professor of Economics, Sellinger School of Business, Loyola University, Baltimore
  • Dr. Richard Vedder, Professor of Economics, Ohio University
  • Dr. Josh Bivens, Economic Policy Institute, Washington, D.C.

Hearing on President Obama’s Trade Policy Agenda
House Committee on Ways & Means
1100 Longworth House Office Building
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
10:00 am

Witness:

  • The Honorable Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

Regulatory Impediments to Job Creation
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
HVC 210 (Capitol Visitors Center)
Thursday, February 10, 2011
9:30 am

Witnesses:

  • Jay Timmons, CEO, National Association of Manufacturers
  • Harry Alford, CEO, Black Chamber of Commerce
  • Karen Kerrigan, President, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council
  • Tom Nassif, President and CEO, Western Growers Association
  • Jerry Ellig, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University
  • James Gattuso, Senior Research Fellow in Regulatory Policy, The Heritage Foundation
  • Michael J. Fredrich, President., MCM Composites, LLC
  • Jack Buschur, President, Buschur Electric

The Congressional Budget Office's Budget and Economic Outlook
House Committee on the Budget
210 Cannon House Office Building
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Time:10:00am

Witness:

  • Douglas W. Elmendorf, Director, Congressional Budget Office

Education in the Nation: Examining the Challenges and Opportunities Facing America's Classrooms
House Committee on Education and the Workforce
2175 Rayburn HOB
Thursday, February 10, 2011
10:00 am

Witnesses:

  • Dr. Tony Bennett, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction, Indiana Department of Education
  • Lisa Graham Keegan, Founder, Education Breakthrough Network
  • Andrew Coulson, Director, Center for Educational Freedom, CATO Institute
  • Ted Mitchell, President and CEO, New Schools Venture Fund

E-Verify- Preserving Jobs for American Workers
House Committee on the Judiciary
Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement
2141 Rayburn House Office Building
Thursday, February 10, 2011
10:00 a.m.

Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2011: Unleashing Small Businesses to Create Jobs
House Committee on the Judiciary
Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law
2141 Rayburn House Office Building
Thursday, February 10, 2011
1:30 p.m.

Crossing the Finish Line on Patent Reform – What Can and Should be Done
House Committee on the Judiciary
Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet
2141 Rayburn House Office Building
Friday, February 11, 2011
10:30 a.m.

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