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Mar 15, 2010
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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, Mar 15, 2010 -
Working in the District

Washington, Tues, Mar 16 -

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATIONS AND OVERSIGHT Hearing on - Rare Earth Minerals and 21st Century Industry; Witnesses: Mr. Stephen W. Freiman, President, Freiman Consulting, Inc. and Member, National Research Council Committee on Critical Material Impacts on the U.S. Economy; Dr. Karl A. Gschneidner, Jr., Anson Marston Distinguished Professor Department of Materials Science and Engineering Iowa State University; Dr. Steven Duclos, Chief Scientist and Manager, Material Sustainability, General Electric Global Research; Mr. Mark Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Molycorp Minerals, LLC; and Mr. Terence Stewart, Esq., Managing Partner, Stewart and Stewart. 2318 Rayburn

Washington, Wed, Mar 17 -

FOREIGN AFFAIRS FULL COMMITTEE Hearing on - Transatlantic Security in the 21st Century: Do New Threats Require New Approaches?; Witnesses: Mr. Thomas Graham, Senior Director, Kissinger Associates, Inc., (Former Senior Director for Russia on the National Security Council); The Honorable Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman of the Munich Security Conference, (Former German Ambassador to the United States); Mr. Dmitri Trenin, Director, Carnegie Moscow Center; and Ms. Sally McNamara, Senior Policy Analyst in European Affairs, Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom, The Heritage Foundation. 2172 Rayburn

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FULL COMMITTEE Hearing on - The Future of Manufacturing: What is the Role of the Federal Government in Supporting Innovation by U.S. Manufacturers?; Witnesses: Dr. Susan Smyth, Director of Manufacturing Systems Research, GM R&D, and Chief Scientist for Manufacturing, General Motors Company; Mr. Len Sauers, Vice President, Global Sustainability, Procter & Gamble; Mr. Debtosh Chakrabarti, President and Chief Operating Officer, PMC Group Inc.; Dr. Mark Tuominen, Director, National Nanomanufacturing Network; and Mr. Wayne Crews, Vice President for Policy and Director of Technology Studies, Competitive Enterprise Institute. 2318 Rayburn

FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON ASIA, THE PACIFIC AND THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT Hearing on - U.S.-Japan Relations: Enduring Ties, Recent Developments; Witnesses: Mr. Joseph Donovan, Jr., Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Mr. Michael Schiffer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian & Pacific Security Affairs (East Asia), U.S. Department of Defense; Sheila A. Smith, Ph.D., Senior Fellow for Japan Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; and Michael Auslin, Ph.D., Director of Japan Studies, The American Enterprise Institute. 2172 Rayburn

Washington, Thur, Mar 18 -

Rep. Rohrabacher will be speaking on a panel during the Cato Institute Forum on Afghanistan. Cato Institute's Hayek Auditorium; 1000 Mass. Ave. NW

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FULL COMMITTEE Hearing on - Geoengineering III: Domestic and International Research Governance; Witnesses: MP Phil Willis, Chairman, Science and Technology Committee, United Kingdom House of Commons; Dr. Frank Rusco, Director of Natural Resources and Environment, Government Accountability Office (GAO); Dr. Granger Morgan, Department Head, Engineering and Public Policy and Lord Chair Professor in Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University; Dr. Scott Barrett, Lenfest Professor of Natural Resource Economics, School of International and Public Affairs and the Earth Institute, Columbia University; and Dr. Jane Long, Principal Associate Director at Large, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. 2318 Rayburn

FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE Hearing on - Next Steps for Honduras; Witnesses: The Honorable Craig A. Kelly, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State, (Former U.S. Ambassador to Chile); The Honorable Cresencio "Cris" Arcos, (Former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for International Affairs), (Former U.S. Ambassador to Honduras); Ms. Vicki Gass, Senior Associate for Rights and Development, Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA); His Excellency Kevin Casas-Zamora, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy and Latin America Initiative, The Brookings Institution, (Former Minister of National Planning and Economic Policy and Second Vice President of Costa Rica); and Mr. Lanny J. Davis, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery. 2172 Rayburn

Washington, Fri, Mar 19 -