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POSTED: March 10, 2009, 11:45 am

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Committee Highlights


Hearings

House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Subcommittee on Health
Chair: Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ)
2123 Rayburn House Office Building
10:00 a.m.

Hearing on making healthcare work for American families.

WITNESSES

Jack Ebeler
Vice Chair, Committee on Health Insurance Status and Its Consequences
Institute of Medicine

Douglas Elmendorf
Director
Congressional Budget Office


Atul Gawande
Associate Professor
Harvard University


Glenn Hackbarth
Chairman
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission


Alan Levine
Director, Department of Health and Hospitals
State of Louisiana


M. Todd Williamson
President
Medical Association of Georgia



House Committee on Appropriations
Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
Chair: Rep. Jose Serrano (D-NY)
2359 Rayburn House Office Building
10:00 a.m.

Hearing on Treasury action related to the economic crisis

WITNESSES

Neil Barofsky
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program

Timothy Geithner
Secretary
Department of the Treasury

Thomas McCool
Director, Center for Economics Applied Research and Methods
Government Accountability Office



House Committee on Appropriations
Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
Chair: Rep. Alan B. Mollohan (D-WV)
H-309, The Capitol
10:00 a.m.

Hearing on challenges facing Federal Prisons

WITNESSES

Harley Lappin
Director
Federal Bureau of Prisons

House Committee on Education and Labor
Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions
Chair: Rep. Robert Andrews (D-NJ)
2175 Rayburn House Office Building
10:00 a.m.
Hearing on strengthening employer-based health care



Senate Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT)
215 Dirksen Senate Office Building
10:00 a.m.

Hearing to examine the President's fiscal year 2010 health care proposals.


WITNESSES

Peter Orszag
Director
Office of Management and Budget



Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Chair: Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA)
106 Dirksen Senate Office Building
10:00 a.m.

Hearing to examine rebuilding economic security, focusing on empowering workers to restore the middle class.

WITNESSES

Kelly Badillo
Citizen
Larry Getts
Citizen

Sharon Harrison
Citizen

Wade Henderson
President and Chief Executive Officer
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights

Deb Kelly
Citizen

Anne Layne-Farrar
Director
LECG Consulting

Paula Voos
Chair, Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations
Rutgers University

Jim Wallis
President and Executive Director
Sojourners



Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Chair: Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-CT)
538 Dirksen Senate Office Building
10:30 a.m.

Hearing to examine enhancing investor protection and the regulation of securities markets.



Senate Committee on the Budget
Chair: Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND)
608 Dirksen Senate Office Building
2:30 p.m.

Hearing to examine the President's fiscal year 2010 budget proposal.

WITNESSES

Peter Orszag
Director
Office of Management and Budget



Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Chair: Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA)
430 Dirksen Senate Office Building
2:30 p.m.

Hearing to examine the next generation of national service.


WITNESSES

Michelle Bouchard
President
Health Corps

Michael Brown
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
City Year

Stephen Goldsmith
Vice Chairman
Corporation for National and Community Service

Marc Racicot
Former Governor
State of Montana

Shirley Sagawa
National Service Expert/Consultant
Sagawa/Jospin Consulting

Alan Solomont
Chairman
Corporation for National and Community Service

Lester Strong
Chief Executive Officer
Experience Corps