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Week of April 15, 2013

Apr 16, 2013
Hill Happenings

Monday, April 15th

  • House convenes for legislative business

Tuesday, April 16th

  • House convenes for legislative business
  • FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON EUROPE, EURASIA, AND EMERGING THREATS Hearing on - China's Rapid Political and Economic Advances in Central Asia and Russia; Witnesses: Mr. John Tkacik, Jr., Director and Senior Fellow, Future Asia Project, International Assessment and Strategy Center; Rensselaer Lee, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute; Dmitry Shlapentokh, Ph.D., Associate Professor,
  • Indiana University South Bend; and Stephen J. Blank, Ph.D., Research Professor of National Security Affairs, U.S. Army War College. 2200 Rayburn

Wednesday, April 17

  • House convenes for legislative business
  • FOREIGN AFFAIRS FULL COMMITTEE Hearing on - Securing U.S. Interests Abroad: The FY 2014 Foreign Affairs Budget. Witness is The Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State. 2172 Rayburn
  • SCIENCE, SPACE, AND TECHNOLOGY FULL COMMITTEE Hearing on - "A Review of President's FY 2014 Budget Request for Science Agencies". Witness is The Honorable John Holdren, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President. 2318 Rayburn
  • Immigration Press Conference - hosted by Rep. Lamar Smith. Re: Senate Gang of 8 proposal discussing this will be amnesty first, enforcement later; concerns about how the bill treats illegal immigrants better than legal immigrants who followed the rules and waited in line, Discuss the costs of amnesty to American taxpayers and workers. Location - House Radio TV Gallery

Thursday, April 18

  • House convenes for legislative business