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Today in Congress - Sept. 16

POSTED: September 16, 2008, 12:00 am

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Tuesday September 16, 2008

Committee Highlights

Hearings

House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Chairman Rep. Melvin L. Watt (D-NC)
2128 Rayburn House Office Building
9:00 a.m.
Hearing on HUD’s proposed Real Estate Settlement Practices Act of 1974 Rule


House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet
Chairman Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-MA)
2123 Rayburn House Office Building
9:30 a.m.
Hearing on the status of the digital television transition. Witnesses include Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin and television industry representatives.


House Armed Services Committee
Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO)
2118 Rayburn House Office Building
10:00 a.m.
Hearing on a strategy for American foreign policy. Witnesses include former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.


Markups

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection
Chairman Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-IL)
2123 Rayburn House Office Building
3:00 p.m.
Markup of the “Calling Card Protection Act” (H.R. 3402) and the “Travel Promotion Act of 2007” (H.R. 3232)


House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, Postal Service and the District of Columbia
Chairman Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-IL)
2154 Rayburn House Office Building
2:00 p.m.
Markup of the District of Columbia Court, Offender Supervision, Parole and Public Defender Employees Equity Act (H.R. 5600).

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