Capitol Hill Events – Week of November 27, 2017

Capitol Hill Events – Week of November 27, 2017

November 21, 2017  | Jeff Davis

Tuesday, November 28 – House Homeland Security – Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security – subcommittee field hearing on stakeholder perspectives on securing public areas of transportation systems – 10:00 a.m., Trenton City Hall, 319 East State Street, Trenton, NJ.

Wednesday, November 29 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Aviation – subcommittee hearing on unmanned aircraft systems in a changing national airspace – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

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