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Today in Congress - Sept. 10

POSTED: September 10, 2008, 12:00 am

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Wednesday September 10, 2008

Committee Highlights

Hearings

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
Chairman Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA)
406 Dirksen Senate Office Building
10:00 a.m.
Hearing on the federal bridge program

House Armed Services Committee
Chairman Rep. Ike Skelton (D-MO)
2118 Rayburn House Office Building
10:00 a.m.
Hearing on security and stability in Iraq and Afghanistan
Witnesses will include Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Michael Mullen

Markups

House Judiciary Committee
Chairman Rep. John Conyers (D-MI)
2141 Rayburn House Office Building
10:15 a.m.
Business to be considered includes immigration rules and the military (H.R. 6020) and employment based immigration visas (H.R. 5882), and the citation of contempt for Attorney General Michael Mukasey

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
Chairman Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-CA)
2154 Rayburn House Office Building
1:00 p.m.
Business to be considered includes the gun bill for the District of Columbia (H.R. 6842) that is sponsored by Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)

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