Welcome to Hill Happenings!

Feb 1, 2010
Hill Happenings


The place to keep up with Congressman Rohrabacher’s daily activities while in Washington, D.C. From congressional hearings to press conferences to House floor speeches, this is the place to get a dose of the day to day for Congressman Rohrabacher on Capitol Hill.


Huntington Beach, Mon, Feb 1, 2010 -
Working in the District

Washington, Tues, Feb 2 -

House convenes for legislative business

Washington, Wed, Feb 3 -

House convenes for legislative business

FOREIGN AFFAIRS FULL COMMITTEE Hearing on - Yemen on the Brink: Implications for U.S. Policy; Witnesses: The Honorable Jeffrey D. Feltman, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, U.S. Department of State (Former United States Ambassador to Lebanon); The Honorable Robert F. Goodec, Principal Deputy Coordinator for Counterterrorism, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, U.S. Department of State (Former United States Ambassador to Tunisia); Christopher Boucek, Ph.D., Associate, Middle East Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Mr. Leslie Campbell, Senior Associate & Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, The National Democratic Institute; Mr. Bruce Riedel, Senior Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, The Brookings Institution; and Mr. Jonathan Schanzer, Vice President for Research, Foundation for Defense of Democracies. 2172 Rayburn

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY SUBCOMMITEE ON SPACE AND AERONAUTICS Hearing on - Key Issues and Challenges Facing NASA: Views of the Agency's Watchdogs; Witnesses: Hon. Paul K. Martin, Inspector General, National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Ms. Cristina T. Chaplain, Director, Acquistion and Sourcing Management, Government Accountability Office; and Vice Admiral Joseph W. Dyer [U.S. Navy, retired], Chair, Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 2318 Rayburn

FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE MIDDLE EAST AND SOUTH ASIA Hearing on - America and the Iranian Political Reform Movement: First, Do No Harm; Witnesses: Ms. Geneive Abdo, Director, Iran Program, The Century Foundation; Mehdi Khalaji, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Fariborz Ghadar, Ph.D., Distinguished Scholar and Senior Advisor, Center for Strategic and International Studies; and Mr. J. Scott Carpenter, Keston Family Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. 2172 Rayburn

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE ON TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION Hearing on - Passenger Screening R&D: Responding to President Obama's Call to Develop and Deploy the Next Generation of Screening Technologies; Witnesses: Mr. Brad Buswell, Deputy Undersecretary of the Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security (DHS); Dr. Penrose Albright, Principal Associate Director for Global Security, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Dr. Bert Coursey, Program Manager, Coordinated National Security Standards Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); and Dr. Sandra Hyland, Senior Principal Engineer, BAE Systems. 2318 Rayburn

Washington, Thur, Feb 4 -

Rep. Rohrabacher will testify in at the U.S.-China Economic And Security Review Commission Hearing on - "China's Activities in Southeast Asia and the Implications for U.S. Interests". Senate Dirksen 562

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND EVNIRONMENT Hearing on - Geoengineering II: The Scientific Basis and Engineering Challenges; Witnesses: Dr. Philip Rasch, Laboratory Fellow, Atmospheric Sciences & Global Change Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Dr. Robert Jackson, Chair of Global Environmental Change, Nicholas School of the Environment, Professor of Biology, Duke University; Dr. Klaus Lackner, Department Chair, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Ewing Worzel Professor of Geophysics, Columbia University; and Dr. David Keith, Canada Research Chair in Energy and Environment, University of Calgary. 2325 Rayburn

Washington, Fri, Feb 5 -