Welcome to Hill Happenings!

Nov 30, 2009
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, Nov 30, 2009 - 

Working in the District 

Washington, Tues, Dec 1 - 

House convenes for Legislative Business. 

President Obama’s prime time Address to the nation to announce the administration’s new war strategy in Afghanistan. 

Rep. Rohrabacher is scheduled to give a Special Order speech on the House floor on the upcoming Climate Change conference in Copenhagen. 

Washington, Wed, Dec 2 - 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE ON SPACE AND AERONAUTICS Hearing on - Ensuring the Safety of Human Space Flight; Witnesses: Mr. Bretton Alexander, President, Commercial Spaceflight Federation; Dr. Joseph Fragola, Vice President, Valador Inc.; Mr. Jeff Hanley, Program Manager, Constellation Program, Exploration Systems Mission Directorate, NASA; Mr. John Marshall, Council Member, Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel, NASA; Mr. Bryan O'Connor, Chief of Safety and Mission Assurance, NASA; and Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Thomas Stafford. 2318 Rayburn 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS FULL COMMITTEE Hearing on - U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan; Witnesses: The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State; The Honorable Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense; and Admiral Michael G. Mullen, USN, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. 2172 Rayburn 

Washington, Thur, Dec 3 - 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT Hearing on - Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Technology: Finding the Path to Commercialization; Witnesses: Mr. Roger Bedard, Ocean Energy Leader, Electric Power Research Institute; Mr. Craig Collar, Senior Manager, Energy Resource Development, Snohomish County Public Utility District; Mr. Jacques Beaudry-Losique, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy; Mr. James Dehlsen, President, Ecomerit Technologies, LLC; and Ms. Gia Schneider, Chief Executive Officer, Natel Energy, Inc. 2318 Rayburn 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATIONS AND OVERSIGHT & SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE ON SPACE AND AERONAUTICS Joint Hearing on - Independent Audit of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Witnesses: Hon. Thomas Howard, Acting Inspector General, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); Mr. Daniel Murrin, Partner, Assurance and Advisory Business Services, Ernst & Young LLP; and Hon. Elizabeth Robinson, Chief Financial Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). 2318 Rayburn 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE Reception - honoring Rep. Robert Wexler, the outgoing Chairman of the Subcommittee on Europe, and Rep. Bill Delahunt, the incoming Chairman of that Subcommittee. 2172 Rayburn 

Washington, Fri, Dec 4 -