Welcome to Hill Happenings!

Nov 2, 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 2, 2009 -

Working in the District

Washington, Tues, Nov 3 - 

House convenes for legislative business. 

Rep. Rohrabacher will attend a joint meeting of the Senate and House of Representatives to receive an address by Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany. 

Private Members only briefing with Malalai Joya. Called the "the bravest woman in Afghanistan" by the BBC, dissident parliamentarian Joya will discuss the situation in Afghanistan and her political memoir, A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice. 

Washington, Wed, Nov 4 - 

House convenes for legislative business. 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE Members Meeting with several prominent Russian journalists and opposition figures. *Hosted by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS FULL COMMITTEE Hearing on - Copenhagen and Beyond: Is there a Successor to the Kyoto Protocol?; Witnesses: The Honorable Todd D. Stern, Special Envoy for Climate Change, U.S. Department of State; The Honorable Timothy E. Wirth, President, United Nations Foundation and Better World Fund, (Former United States Senator); The Honorable Eileen Claussen, President, Pew Center on Global Climate Change, (Former Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs); and Steven Groves, J.D., Bernard and Barbara Lomas Fellow, The Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom, The Heritage Foundation. 2172 Rayburn 

Washington, Thur, Nov 5 - 

House convenes for legislative business. 

Rep. Rohrabacher will testify before the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources and the Subcommittee on Water and Power: Joint Hearing on - Getting Past Gridlock: Models for Renewable Energy Siting and Transmission. 1324 Longworth 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FULL COMMITTEE Hearing on - Geoengineering: Assessing the Implications of Large-Scale Climate Intervention; Witnesses: Dr. Ken Caldeira, Senior Scientist, Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution of Washington; Professor John Shepherd, FRS, School of Ocean & Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton; Mr. Lee Lane, Co-director, AEI Geo-engineering Project, the American Enterprise Institute; Dr. James Fleming, Professor and Director of Science, Technology and Society, Colby College; and Dr. Alan Robock, Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University. 2318 Rayburn 

"America Makes a House Call on Congress." Public Press Conference in Opposition to a Government Takeover of Healthcare - Members of Congress include: Rep. Michele Bachmann, Rep. Steve King, and Rep. Tom Price. (East Steps of the U.S. Capitol) 

Rep. Rohrabacher is scheduled to address the Annual Independent Inventor Conference, hosted by the United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO) 

Washington, Fri, Nov 6 -