This Week in Congress - January 24, 2011

January 24, 2011

Date Body Committee
1/26/2011 Senate Environment and Public Works
10:00 a.m.
406 Dirksen
Hearings to examine transportation's role in supporting the economy and job creation. 
U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Web Site
1/26/2011 Senate Judiciary
10:00 a.m.
226 Dirksen
Hearings to examine protecting American taxpayers, focusing on accomplishments and ongoing challenges in the fight against fraud. 
Senate Judiciary Committee Web Site
1/27/2011 Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
10:00 a.m.
430 Dirksen
Hearings to examine the Affordable Care Act, focusing on the impact of health insurance reform on health care consumers.
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions Web Site
1/27/2011 Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship
10:30 a.m.
428A Russell
Hearings to examine encouraging entrepreneurship in economically disadvantaged, rural and traditionally under-served areas. 
Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee Web Site
1/26/2011 House Oversight and Government Reform
9:30 a.m.
Bailouts and the Foreclosure Crisis: Report of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Web Site
1/26/2011 House Financial Services
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn
Promoting Economic Recovery and Job Creation: The Road Forward
Full Committee Hearing Witness List
House Committee on Financial Services Web Site
1/26/2011 House Budget
10:00 a.m.
210 Cannon
The Fiscal Consequences of the New Health Care Law
Witness List
Richard S. Foster , Chief Actuary, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; James C. Capretta, Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center; Dennis Smith, Secretary, Wisconsin Department of Health Services
House Budget Committee Web Site
1/26/2011 House Ways & Means
10:00 a.m.
1100 Longworth
Hearing on the Health Care Law’s Impact on Jobs, Employers, and the Economy
The hearing will examine the economic and regulatory burdens imposed by the enactment and implementation of the "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act" (P.L. 111-148) and the "Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010" (P.L. 111-152). It will explore the impact on jobs stemming from the new taxes and new federal regulatory requirements. It will also analyze the impact of the employer mandate on job creation.
House Committee on Ways & Means Web Site

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