Today on the Hill
The House and Senate are in session.
Debate began on the following bills at 10:33 a.m.
H.R. 11 - Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act -- Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) , Education and Labor
H.R. 12 - Paycheck Fairness Act -- Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), Education and Labor
Noteworthy Committee Hearings
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee holds a hearing on the nomination of Rep. Hilda Solis (D-Calif.) to become Labor secretary in the incoming administration. Washingtonpost.com's Federal Eye suggests some questions that Solis may receive following testimony.
The House Financial Services kicked off a hearing at 10 a.m., the Federal Housing Administration Oversight of Loan Originators. Officials from the Housing and Urband Development department and the National Association of Mortgage Bankers testify.
H.Res. 34 - Recognizes Israel's right to defend itself against attacks from Gaza, reaffirms our nation's support for Israel and desire to push the Israeli-Palestinian peace process (House Speaker Nancy Pelosi - Committee on Foreign Affairs).
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