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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (Feb. 14)

Mark Marich

The steady stream of congressional hearings continues, featuring a review of President Obama’s proposed FY 2012 budget by a number of committees, including the Budget Committees on both sides of the Capitol.

Senate:

The President’s Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Proposal
Senate Committee on the Budget
608 Dirksen
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
2:00 pm

Witness:

  • The Honorable Jacob J. Lew, Director, Office of Management and Budge

Green Jobs and Trade
Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works
Subcommittee on Green Jobs and the New Economy
406 Dirksen (EPW Hearing Room)
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
2:30 pm

Witnesses:

  • Leo Gerrard, International President, United Steelworkers
  • Paul Cicio, President, Industrial Energy Consumers of America
  • John Danner , President and CEO, Northern Power Systems
  • David Montgomery, Vice President, Charles River Associates
  • Kate Gordon, Vice President of Energy Policy, Center for American Progress

Targeting Websites Dedicated To Stealing American Intellectual Property
Senate Committee on the Judiciary
226 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
10:00 am

Witnesses:

  • Tom Adams, President and CEO, Rosetta Stone Inc.
  • Scott Turow, President, Authors Guild
  • Christine N. Jones, EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, The Go Daddy Group, Inc.
  • Thomas M Dailey, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Verizon
  • Denise Yee, Senior Trademark Counsel, Visa, Inc.

Reauthorization of the SBIR and STTR Programs
Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship
428A Russell Senate Office Building
Thursday, February 17, 2011
10:00 am

The President’s Fiscal Year 2012 Budget & Revenue Proposals
Senate Committee on the Budget
608 Dirksen
Thursday, February 17, 2011
10:00 am

Witness:

  • The Honorable Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury

House:

The President's Fiscal Year 2012 Budget
House Committee on the Budget
210 Cannon House Office Building
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
10:00 am

Witness:

  • The Honorable Jacob J. Lew, Director, Office of Management and Budget

Environmental Regulations, the Economy and Jobs
House Committee on Energy & Commerce
2322 Rayburn HOB
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
1:00 pm

Investigating OSHA's Regulatory Agenda and Its Impact on Job Creation
House Committee on Education & the Workforce
Subcommittee on Workforce Protections
2175 Rayburn HOB
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
10:00 am

Witnesses:

  • Jacqueline M. Holmes, Esq., Jones Day, On behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Stuart Sessions; President; Environomics, On behalf of the Coalition for Workplace Safety
  • The Honorable Thomas M. Sullivan, Esq., Nelson Mullins
  • Tammy Miser, Executive Director, United Support and Memorial for Workplace Fatalities

Ensuring Competition on the Internet: Net Neutrality and Antitrust
House Committee on the Judiciary
Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet
2141 Rayburn House Office Building
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
1:30 p.m.

Witnesses:

  • Larry Downes, Senior Adjunct Fellow, TechFreedom
  • Brett Glass, Proprietor, LARIAT
  • Gigi B. Sohn. President and Co-Founder, Public Knowledge

Assessing the Regulatory, Economic and Market Implications of the Dodd-Frank Derivatives Title
House Committee on Financial Services
2128 Rayburn HOB
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
10:00 am

Witnesses:

  • The Honorable Mary Schapiro, Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • The Honorable Gary Gensler, Chairman, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • The Honorable Daniel K. Tarullo, Member, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
  • Mr. Craig Reiners, Director of Commodity Risk Management, MillerCoors, on behalf of the Coalition for Derivatives End-Users
  • Mr. Donald F. Donahue, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC)
  • Mr. Terry Duffy, Executive Chairman, CME Group
  • Mr. Don Thompson, Managing Director and Associate General Counsel, JPMorgan, on behalf of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)
  • Mr. Jamie Cawley, Chief Executive Officer, Javelin, on behalf of the Swaps and Derivatives Market Association (SDMA)
  • Mr. Christopher Giancarlo, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, GFI Group Inc.

Putting Americans Back to Work: The State of the Small Business Economy
House Committee on Small Business
2360 Rayburn HOB
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
1:00 pm

Witnesses:

  • Ms. Terry Frank, Owner of Nature's Marketplace in Oak Ridge, TN
  • Ms. Dixie Kolditz, Owner of Open-Box Creations in Cathlament, WA
  • Mr. William Phelan, President and Co-Founder of PayNet, Inc. in Skokie, IL
  • Mr. Bill Feinberg, President of Allied Kitchen and Bath in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Representing the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Policies & Priorities at the U.S. Department of Labor
House Committee on Education & the Workforce
2175 Rayburn HOB
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
10:00 am

Witness:

  • The Honorable Hilda L. Solis, Secretary of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor

Network Neutrality & Internet Regulation: Warranted or More Economic Harm than Good?
House Committee on Energy & Commerce
2123 Rayburn HOB
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
10:00 am

An Overview of the Administration’s Federal R & D Budget for Fiscal Year 2012
House Committee on Science, Space & Technology
2318 Rayburn HOB
Thursday, February 17, 2011
10:00 am

Witness:

  • Dr. John P. Holdren, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy

Impact of Medical Device Regulation on Jobs & Patients
House Committee on Energy & Commerce
2123 Rayburn HOB
Thursday, February 17, 2011
9:30 am

A Review of CPSIA and CPSC Resources
House Committee on Energy & Commerce
Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade
2322 Rayburn HOB
Thursday, February 17, 2011
10:00 a.m.

Understanding the Federal Reserve’s Proposed Rule on Interchange Fees: Implications and Consequences of the Durbin Amendment
House Committee on Financial Services
2128 Rayburn HOB
Thursday, February 17, 2011
10:00 am

Witnesses:

  • The Honorable Sarah Bloom Raskin, Governor, Federal Reserve Board
  • Mr. Gus Prentzas, Pavilion Florals
  • Mr. Frank Michael, President and C.E.O., Allied Credit Union; on behalf of the Credit Union National Association
  • Mr. David Kemper, Chairman, President and C.E.O., Commerce Bank; on behalf of the American Bankers Association and the Consumer Bankers Association
  • Mr. Doug Kantor, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson; on behalf of the Merchant Payments Coalition
  • Mr. Josh Floum, General Counsel, Visa
  • Mr. David Seltzer, Vice President and Treasurer, 7-Eleven; on behalf of the Retail Industry Leaders Association

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