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Today in Congress - Sept. 22

POSTED: September 22, 2008, 12:00 am

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Monday September 22, 2008

Committee Highlights

Hearings

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
Subcommittee on Employment on Workplace Safety
Chairwoman Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)
430 Dirksen Senate Office Building
9:30 a.m.
Hearing to examine investing in a skilled workforce and maximizing tax-payer dollars. Witnesses to include George Scott, Director for Education, Workforce, and Income Security Issues, Government Accountability Office; Elliot Lewis, Assistant Inspector General, Office of Audit, Department of Labor; and Brent Orrell, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Workforce Investment System, Employment and Training Administration.

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