Capitol Hill Events – Week of April 25, 2016

Capitol Hill Events – Week of April 25, 2016

April 25, 2016  | Jeff Davis

Wednesday, April 27 – House Homeland Security – full committee hearing to examine leadership challenges at the Transportation Security Administration (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., 2154 Rayburn.

Wednesday, April 27 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – full committee business meeting to mark up several bills including S. 2829, MARAD reauthorization (full agenda here) – 10:00 a.m., SR-253 Russell.

Thursday, April 28 – Senate Environment and Public Works – full committee business meeting to mark up several bills and resolutions including S. 2848, Water Resources Development Act (full list here) – 9:00 a.m., SD-406 Dirksen.

Thursday, April 28 – House Homeland Security – full committee business meeting to mark up several bills including H.R. ___, Airport Perimeter Security and Control Act (full list here) – 2:00 p.m., 311 Cannon.

All week – House Energy and Commerce – full committee markup of 22 bills (list is here) including pipeline safety authorization – 5:00 p.m. Tuesday (opening statements only), continued at 10 a.m. Wednesday, and continued further at 10 a.m. Thursday – 2123 Rayburn.

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