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POSTED: March 04, 2009, 8:00 am

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Committee Highlights


Hearings

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Chair: Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-CT)
342 Dirksen Senate Office Building
9:00 a.m.

Hearing to examine systemic risk and breakdown of financial governance.

WITNESSES

Robert Litan
Vice President for Research and Policy
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Robert Pozen
Chairman
MFS Investment Management

Damon Silvers
Associate General Counsel
AFL-CIO


Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Chair: Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA)
216 Hart Senate Office Building
9:30 a.m
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Hearing to examine improving nutrition for America's children in difficult economic times.

WITNESSES

Susan Bartlett
Senior Researcher
Abt Associates

Connie Boldt
School Food Director
Knoxville Community School District, Knoxville, Iowa

Kenneth Hecht
Executive Director
California Food Policy Associates

Nolan, Lucy Nolan
Executive Director
End Hunger Connecticut

David Page
Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University

Katie Wilson
School Nutrition Director
Onalaska Public Schools, Onalaska, Wisconsion


Senate Special Committee on Aging
Chair: Sen. Herbert Kohl (D-WI)
562 Dirksen Senate Office Building
10:00 a.m.

Hearing to examine health reform in an aging America.

WITNESSES

Melanie Bella
Senior Vice President for Policy
Center for Health Care Strategies

Holly Benson
Secretary, Agency for Health Care Administration
State of Florida

Henry Claypool
Washington Liaison
Paraprofessional Health Institute

Name: Feder, Judy
Title: Senior Fellow
Organization: Center for American Progress

Name: Hamilton, Thomas
Organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Karen Timberlake
Secretary, Department of Health Services
State of Wisconsin


Senate Committee on the Budget
Chair: Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND)
608 Dirksen Senate Office Building
10:00 a.m.

Hearing to examine the President's fiscal year 2010 budget proposal.

WITNESSES

Peter Orszag
Director
Office of Management and Budget


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

Hearing to examine the President's proposed budget for fiscal year 2010.

WITNESSES

Timothy Geithner
Secretary
Department of the Treasury


House Committee on Ways and Means
Chair: Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-NY)
1100 Longworth House Office Building
2:00 p.m.

Hearing on the President's Budget Request for Fiscal 2010

WITNESSES

Peter Orszag
Director
Office of Management and Budget


House Committee on Financial Services
Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
Chair: Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)
2128 Rayburn House Office Building
2:30 p.m.

Hearing to examine whether TARP is working for Main Street?





Check out C-SPAN and its affiliated channels to see if any of the hearings are carried live on television today.

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