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This Week in DC

November 26 – 30, 2012

The Senate reconvenes Monday and resumes consideration of a sportsmen’s bill (S 3525). The House returns Tuesday, November 27. Later in the week, the House is expected to consider the Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) sponsored immigration bill, HR 6429, the STEM Jobs Act.

Committee Hearings and Markups

Wednesday, November 28

  • Senate Committee on Foreign Relations: International Development and Foreign Assistance, Economic Affairs and International Environmental Protection Subcommittee Hearing – “Evaluating Current U.S. Global Food Security Efforts and Determining Future U.S. Leadership Opportunities”
  • House Science, Space, and Technology Committee: Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee Hearing - National Priorities for Solar and Space Physics Research and Applications for Space Weather Prediction

Friday, November 30

  • House Science, Space, and Technology Committee: Energy and Environment Subcommittee Hearing - Tapping America's Energy Potential Through Research and Development

2012 Archived Updates

Federal Relations Contact

Washington, DC Office
Kurt Schlieter
Associate Vice President and Director of Federal Relations
kschliet@tennessee.edu
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