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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy

Mark Marich

As Congress nears the end-of-year holiday recess (which may or may not technically happen), all eyes are on the payroll tax deal negotiations and the expiration of the latest temporary spending bill. Meanwhile, several hearings are happening on Capitol Hill and of interest to PDE followers, including a look at the possible expansion of top-level domains through ICANN.

  • Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
    House Committee on Rules
    H-313 U.S. Capitol Building
    Monday, December 12
    5:00 pm

  • ICANN’s Top-Level Domain Name Program
    House Committee on Energy & Commerce
    Subcommittee on Communications & Technology
    2123 Rayburn HOB
    Wednesday, December 14
    9:00 am

  • Reopening American Capital Markets to Emerging Growth Companies Act of 2011
    House Committee on Financial Services
    Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises
    HVC-210 U.S. Capitol Building
    Thursday, December 15
    9:30 am

  • New Medical Loss Ratios: Increasing Health Care Value or Just Eliminating Jobs?
    House Committee on Small Business
    Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations
    2360 Rayburn HOB
    Thursday, December 15
    10:00 am

  • Examining Investor Risks in Capital Raising
    Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs
    Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance and Investment
    538 Dirksen Senate Office Building
    Wednesday, December 14
    9:30 am

  • Alternative Energy Tax Incentives: The Effect of Short-Term Extensions on Alternative Technology Investment, Domestic Manufacturing, and Jobs
    Senate Committee on Finance
    Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure
    215 Dirksen Senate Office Building
    Wednesday, December 14
    9:45 AM

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