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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

 

               None.

 

  II.        Other Congressional Hearings/Markups of Interest

 

 1/20      A Joint Session of Congress will be held to receive the President’s address on the State of the Union, 9:00 p.m., House Chamber, U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.  For further information:  http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2015/01/11/get-ready-president-obamas-2015-state-union-address

 

1/21     House Ways and Means Committee (Ryan), 10:15 a.m., 1300 Longworth House Office Building:  The committee will hold a meeting to organize and adopt committee rules for the 114th Congress.  Note:  Originally scheduled for January 13.  For further information:  http://waysandmeans.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=397925

 

1/22     House Budget Committee (Price), 9:30 a.m., 210 Cannon House Office Building:  The committee will hold a meeting to organize and adopt committee rules for the 114th Congress.  For further information:   http://budget.house.gov/hearingschedule2015/hbc-organizational-meeting.htm

 

1/22     Senate Finance Committee (Hatch), 10:00 a.m., 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building:  The committee will hold a hearing titled, “Jobs and a Healthy Economy.”  For further information:  http://www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=626b3e14-5056-a032-52da-38f3dfeb77ba

 

1/22     Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (Johnson), 10:00 a.m., 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building:  The committee will hold a meeting to organize and adopt committee rules for the 114th Congress.  For further information:  http://www.hsgac.senate.gov/hearings/business-meeting-1/22/2015

 

1/22    Senate Judiciary Committee (Grassley), 10:00 a.m., 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building:  The committee will hold a business meeting to organize and adopt committee rules for the 114th Congress.  For further information:  http://www.judiciary.senate.gov/meetings/executive-business-meeting-2015-01-22

 

 

 1/27     House Budget Committee (Price), 10:30 a.m., 210 Cannon House Office Building:  The committee will hold a hearing titled, “The Congressional Budget Office's Budget and Economic Outlook.”  For further information:  http://budget.house.gov/hearingschedule2015/the-congressional-budget-office-s-budget-and-economic-outlook.htm

 

1/27     House Veterans' Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity

(Wenstrup), 2:00 p.m., 334 Cannon House Office Building:  The subcommittee will hold a hearing titled, “A Review of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP).”

 

1/28      House Democrats will hold their issues conference in Philadelphia, PA.

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III.               Other Events of Interest

  

1/21      The Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings will host Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew who will provide remarks on the state of the U.S. economy and the Administration's priorities for 2015.  The event begins at 8:30 a.m., Brookings Institution, Saul/Zilkha Rooms, 1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.   For further information:  http://www.brookings.edu/events/2015/01/21-sotu-jack-lew-treasury-financial-reform

               

1/21      Social Security Works will hold an event to celebrate the release of “Social Security Works! Why Social Security Isn't Going Broke and How Expanding It Will Help Us All.  The event begins at 12:30 p.m., Busboys & Poets, 2021 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.  For further information:  http://salsa.wiredforchange.com/o/6405/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=424703

 

  1/21      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/webinar/

 

1/22      The Center for Data Innovation will hold their third annual Data Innovation Day web event, beginning at 12:00 p.m.  The purpose of Data Innovation Day is to raise awareness about the benefits and opportunities that have come from the data revolution.  Participants around the world will participate in an online video discussion about the economic and social opportunities made possible by data-driven innovation.  For further information:  http://www.datainnovation.org/2015/01/data-innovation-day-2015/

 

1/23       Bipartisan Policy Center will hold a panel discussion titled, “2015 Outlook for Health Information Technology.”  The discussion begins at 12:15 p.m., G-50 Dirksen Senate Office Building.  For further information:   http://bipartisanpolicy.org/events/2015-outlook-for-health-information-technology/

 

1/26      The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) will hold a media briefing on the annual “Budget and Economic Outlook,” beginning at 3:00 p.m., 483 Ford House Office Building.  The report will be available on CBO’s website at

2:00 p.m.  For further information:  http://www.cbo.gov/about/press/49895

 

1/26      The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement will hold its

    -28      ninth conference on “Biometrics for Government and Law Enforcement.”  Opening remarks begin at 8:15 a.m., Sheraton Pentagon City, Arlington, VA.  For further information:  http://www.biometricsevent.com/default.aspx

 

1/28      The National Academy of Social Insurance will hold an event titled, “Medicare

 

  - 29       and Medicaid:  The Next 50 Years,”  9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.  For further information:  https://www.nasi.org/civicrm/event/info?id=170&reset=1