Today on the Hill
The Senate is in session today with no committee meetings scheduled and no votes after 10:00 a.m. ET. The House is in session and meets at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. The House will vote on the Senate amendment to H.R. 1256, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.
Noteworthy House Hearings
House Appropriations (9 a.m.): Meets to markup the FY2010 Homeland Security appropriations bill; and the FY2010 Legislative Branch appropriations bill. 2359 Rayburn.
House Armed Services (9 a.m.): Air and Land Forces Subcommittee holds a markup of H.R.2647, the "National Defense Authorization Act for FY2010." 2118 Rayburn 2118 Rayburn.
House Energy and Commerce (10 a.m.): Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee holds a hearing on "GM and Chrysler Dealership Closures and Restructuring." Fritz Henderson, CEO of General Motors; James Press, president of Chrysler LLC; John McEleney, chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association; Alan Spitzer of Spitzer Automotive Group, Elyria, Ohio; Robert Thomas of Bob Thomas Chevrolet-Cadillac, Bend, Ore.; Daniel Kiekenapp of Tacoma Dodge, Inc., Tacoma, Wash.; James Golick of Golick Motor Company (formerly Golick Chrysler Jeep), Pitcairn, Pa.; and Duane Paddock of Paddock Chevrolet, Kenmore, N.Y., will testify. 2322 Rayburn .
House Energy and Commerce (9:30 a.m.): Energy and Environment Subcommittee holds a hearing on "The Future of the Grid: Proposals for Reforming National Transmission Policy." Jon Wellinghoff, chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; David Coen, first vice president of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners; Lauren Azar, commissioner of the Wisconsin Public Service Commission; Paul Hibbard, chairman of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities; Rich Halvey, energy program director of the Western Governors' Association; Ralph Izzo, chairman, president and CEO of the Public Service Enterprise Group; James Nipper, senior vice president of the American Public Power Association; Glenn English, CEO of the Natural Rural Electric Cooperative Association; Reid Detchon, executive director of the Energy Future Coalition; Joseph Welch, president and CEO of ITC Holdings Corp.; Chris Miller, president of Piedmont Environmental Council; and David Joos, president and CEO of CMS Energy, will testify. 2123 Rayburn.
House Armed Services (11 a.m.): Seapower and Expeditionary Forces Subcommittee holds a markup of H.R.2647, the "National Defense Authorization Act for FY2010." 2212 Rayburn.
June 12, 2009; 7:03 AM ET
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