Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 14, 2019

Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 14, 2019

January 10, 2019  | Jeff Davis

Wednesday, January 16 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – full committee organizational meeting – 10:00 a.m., SD-106 Dirksen.

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