Today on the Hill
Updated, 8 a.m.
The House convenes at 10:30 a.m. and takes up legislative business at noon. The House is expected to consider S. 181, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. The House will also begin general debate on the economic stimulus package (H.R. 1).
The Senate will convene at 10 a.m. and is expected to consider H.R. 2, the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization. The Senate also will swear in Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) to fill the seat vacated by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Key Senate Hearings
The Senate Appropriations and Finance Committees meet to mark up their respective portions of the stimulus package at 10:30 a.m.
Armed Services -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates
testifies on challenges the Department of Defense faces in the months ahead, 9:30 a.m.
Banking -- On flaws found in the case concerning Madoff Investment Securities. Officials from the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation are among those who testify, 10 a.m.
Health, Education, Labor and Pensions -- "Access to Prevention and Public Health for High Risk Populations," 9 a.m.
Judiciary -- "Health IT: Protecting American's Privacy in the Digital Age," 9:30 a.m.
Notable House Hearings
Armed Services -- On setting priorities for the Department of Defense. Defense Secretary Robert Gates is among those to testify, 1:30 p.m.
Budget -- On the state of the economy and upcoming budget challenges. Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf is among those to testify, 10 a.m.
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