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From the SSA Office of Legislation and Congressional Affairs:

REPORT OF PENDING SSA-RELATED HEARINGS, MARKUPS, AND OTHER EVENTS OF INTEREST 

 

REPORT OF PENDING SSA-RELATED HEARINGS,

MARKUPS, AND OTHER

EVENTS OF INTEREST

 

 

I.                   Hearings/Events at Which SSA is Expected to Participate

                       

7/22     The National Disability Institute will hold a discussion on a report titled, “Financial Capability of Adults with Disabilities:  Findings from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Investor Education Foundation 2012 National Financial Capability Study.”  Bob Williams, Senior Advisor, is scheduled to participate.  The event begins at 12:00 p.m., 13th Floor, National Press Club, 529 14th St., NW.  For further information:  http://press.org/events/national-disability-institute-press-conference

 

7/24     Senate Finance Committee (Wyden), 10:00 a.m., 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building:  The committee will hold a hearing titled “Social Security: A Fresh Look at Workers' Disability Insurance.”  Marianna LaCanfora, Acting Deputy Commissioner, Retirement and Disability Policy, and Stephen Goss, Chief Actuary, are scheduled to participate.  For further information:  http://www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=c0515365-5056-a032-52ff-a46da139d2d6

 

7/29     Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget will hold a discussion on the future of Social Security and what Washington should do to reform the program and avert the looming insolvency.  Stephen Goss, Chief Actuary, is scheduled to participate.  The event begins at 8:30 a.m., 400 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.  For further information:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/discussion-on-social-security-registration-12004912015

 

  II.        Other Congressional Hearings/Markups of Interest

 

7/23     Senate Finance Committee, Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight (Casey)

               10:00 a.m., 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building:  The subcommittee will hold a hearing titled “Saving for an Uncertain Future: How the ABLE Act can Help People With Disabilities and Their Families.”  For further information:  http://www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=838dfbc2-5056-a032-52d6-5cff32022993

 

7/23     House Education and the Workforce Committee, Subcommittee on Workforce Protections (Walberg), 10:00 a.m., 2175 Rayburn House Office Building:  The subcommittee will hold a hearing titled “Improving the Federal Wage and Hour Regulatory Structure.”  For further information:  http://edworkforce.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=387870

 

7/23     Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight (McCaskill), 2:30 p.m., 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building:  The subcommittee will hold a hearing titled, “A More Efficient and Effective Government:  The National Technical Information Service.”  For further information:  http://www.hsgac.senate.gov/subcommittees/fco/hearings/a-more-efficient-and-effective-government-the-national-technical-information-service

 

7/24     House Agriculture Committee, Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition (King), 2:30 p.m., 1300 Longworth House Office Building:  The subcommittee will hold a hearing to examine the role of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in relation to other Federal assistance programs.  For further information:  http://agriculture.house.gov/hearing/examine-role-supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program-relation-other-federal-assistance

 

7/24     House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (Issa), 2154 Rayburn House Office Building:  The committee will hold a markup to consider government accountability legislation.  Note:  The markup is scheduled to begin immediately following a 9:30 a.m. hearing.

 

III.      Other Events of Interest

 

7/24     The National Council on Disability will hold its quarterly meeting.  The agenda includes: Reports from its standing committees and updates on policy projects underway; a panel of policy thinkers to help map out disability policy priorities and trends for the Council's consideration; a discussion of the Council's scope of work for FY 2015 and beyond; and an update on its Medicaid Managed Care forums around the country.  The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m., at the Access Board Conference Room, 1331 F Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington, D.C.  For further information:  http://www.ncd.gov/events/

                                                      

7/30     The National Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE) will hold a National Webinar titled, “More Jobs for People With Disabilities:  What New Regulations Can Mean for You,” beginning at 3:00 p.m.  WISE webinars are online events held for beneficiaries to learn about the Ticket to Work Program and available work incentives through accessible learning opportunities.  For further information:  https://www.chooseworkttw.net/wise/jsp/wise.jsp 

 

7/31     The Cato Institute will hold an event titled, “Federal Budget Outlook:  It’s Worse Than You Think,” beginning at 12:00 p.m., 121 Cannon House Office Building.  For further information:  http://www.cato.org/events/federal-budget-outlook-its-worse-you-think