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POSTED: February 25, 2009, 1:00 am

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Committee Highlights


Hearings


House Appropriations Committee
Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs
Chair: Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)
2359 Rayburn House Office Building
9:30 a.m.

Hearing on building a 21st Century Workforce

WITNESSES

Prudence Bushnell
Former Ambassador
Department of State

Jim Kunder
Formerly of USAID

Edward Perkins
Former Ambassador
Department of State

Thomas Pickering
Former Ambassador
Department of State


Senate Finance Committee
Chair: Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT)
215 Dirksen Senate Office Building
10:00 a.m.

Hearing to examine scoring health care reform with a focus on the Congressional Budget Office.

WITNESSES

Douglas Elmendorf
Director
Congressional Budget Office


Senate Judiciary Committee
Chair: Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
226 Dirksen Senate Office Building
10:00 a.m.

Hearing to examine ensuring television carriage in the digital age.

WITNESSES

Charles Ergen
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Dish Network

Martin Franks
Executive Vice President for Policy Planning and Government Relations
CBS Corporation

James K. Yager
Chief Executive Officer
Barrington Broadcasting Group


House Committee on Education and Labor
Chair: Rep. George Miller (D-CA)
2175 Rayburn House Office Building
10:00 a.m.

Hearing focused on improving America's commitment to service and volunteerism

WITNESSES

James Harris
Participant in Usher's New Look Foundation

Van Jones
Founder and President
Green for All

Usher Raymond, IV
Recording Artist and Chairman of Usher's New Look Foundation

Richard Stengel
Managing Editor
TIME Magazine


House Committee on Small Business
Chair: Rep. Nydia Velazsquez (D-NY)
2360 Rayburn House Office Building
1:00 p.m.

Hearing on the challenges small businesses face funding and maintaining employee retirement plans.