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POSTED: March 11, 2009, 6:00 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 the nation’s food safety system?

WITNESSES

Martin Cole
Research Professor of Biology and Director, National Center for Food Safety and Technology
Illinois Institute of Technology

Caroline Smith DeWaal
Food Safety Director
Center for Science in the Public Interest

William Hubbard
Advisor
Alliance for a Stronger FDA

Jim Lugg
Consultant
Chiquita Brands

Thomas Stenzel
President and CEO
United Fresh Produce Association



House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Subcommittee on Domestic Policy
Chair: Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH)
2154 Rayburn House Office Building
10:00 a.m.

Hearing on TARP Oversight

WITNESSES

Neil Barofsky
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program

Mark Bolgiano
President and CEO
XBRL US, Inc.

Richard Hillman
Managing Director, Financial Markets and Community Investment
Government Accountability Office

Stephen Horne
Vice President, Master Data Management and Integration Services
Dow Jones

Neel Kashkari
Acting Interim Assistant Secretary for Financial Stability
Department of the Treasury

Anthony Sanders
Professor
Arizona State University



Senate Committee on the Budget
Chair: Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND)
608 Dirksen Senate Office Building
10:00 a.m.

Hearing to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2009 for the Department of Energy.

WITNESSES

Steven Chu
Secretary
Department of Energy



Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
Chair: Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA)
301 Russell Senate Office Building
10:00 a.m.

Hearing to examine voter registration, focusing on assessing current problems.



Joint Economic Committee
Chair: Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY)
106 Dirksen Senate Office Building
10:30 a.m.

Hearing to examine Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) accountability and oversight, focusing on achieving transparency.



House Committee on Appropriations
Chair: Rep. David Obey (D-WI)
Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
H-309, The Capitol
1:30 p.m.

Hearing on innovative Prisoner Reentry Programs, Part 1


WITNESSES

George McDonald
Founder and President
The Doe Fund, Inc.

Pat Nolan
Vice President
Prison Fellowship


House Committee on the Judiciary
Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law
Chair: Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA)
2141 Rayburn House Office Building
2:00 p.m.

Hearing on Circuit City bankruptcy



House Committee on Financial Services
Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
Chair: Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA)
2128 Rayburn House Office Building
2:30 p.m.

Hearing on mortgage lending reform



House Committee on Appropriations
Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
Chair: Rep. Alan Mollohan (D-WV)
H-309, The Capitol
3:00 p.m.

Hearing on innovative Prisoner Reentry Programs, Part 2


WITNESSES

Jennie Amison
Director
Gemeinschaft Home

Please visit C-SPAN for coverage of Congressional hearings.