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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

                       

7/29       The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget will hold a discussion on Decoding the 2014 Social Security Trustees Report.  Stephen Goss, Chief Actuary, is scheduled to participate.  The event begins at 8:45 a.m., Hyatt Regency, 400 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.  For further information:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/decoding-the-2014-social-security-trustees-report-registration-12004912015

 

7/30     House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management (Barletta), 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn House Office Building:  The subcommittee will hold a hearing titled, “GSA Tenant Agencies:  Challenges and Opportunities in Reducing Costs of Leased Space.” Pete Spencer, Deputy Commissioner for Budget, Finance, Quality, and Management will testify.  For further information:  http://transportation.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=388701

 

7/31     Senate Finance Committee (Wyden), 10:00 a.m., 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building:  The committee will hold a hearing to consider the nomination of Carolyn Watts Colvin, to be Commissioner of Social Security for the term expiring

               January 19, 2019.  Acting Commissioner Carolyn Colvin will testify.  For further information:  http://www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=f5819c3d-5056-a032-52e1-fa5d15601239

 

  II.        Other Congressional Hearings/Markups of Interest

 

7/29     House Judiciary Committee (Goodlatte), 10:00 a.m., 2141 Rayburn House Office Building:  The committee will hold a hearing titled “Oversight of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.”  For further information:  http://judiciary.house.gov/index.cfm/hearings?ID=5C2B0E35-F20B-4240-A314-7516EC300146

 

7/29     House Ways and Means Committee, Subcommittee on Social Security (Johnson),

               11:00 a.m., B-318 Rayburn House Office Building:  The subcommittee will hold a hearing on “What Workers Need to Know About Social Security as They Plan for Their Retirement.”  For further information:  http://waysandmeans.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=388760

 


 

7/30     Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (Carper), 10:00 a.m., 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building:  The committee will markup pending nominations and legislation including S. 1347, the Conference Accountability Act of 2013.  For further information:  http://www.hsgac.senate.gov/hearings/business-meeting-7/30/2014

 

7/31     House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Murphy), 9:00 a.m., 2123 Rayburn House Office Building:  The subcommittee will hold a hearing titled, “PPACA Implementation:  Updates from CMS and GAO.”  For further information:  http://energycommerce.house.gov/hearing/ppaca-implementation-updates-cms-and-gao

 

8/5       Senate Special Aging Committee (Nelson), 10:30 a.m., Indiana State Fairgrounds:  The committee will hold a field hearing titled “Trust Your Instincts? Tools to Empower Seniors to Identify Scams and Fraud.”  For further information: http://www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/trust-your-instincts-tools-to-empower-seniors-to-identify-scams-and-fraud

 

III.      Other Events of Interest

 

7/28     The Department of the Treasury will hold a press briefing to release the Social Security and Medicare Trustees Reports, beginning at 12:15 p.m., Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Media Room.

 

7/29     The Data Transparency Coalition holds a discussion on “Transforming Government Reporting Around the World Through Open Data.”  The event begins at 7:30 a.m., Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center, 901 K Street NW, 11th Floor, Washington, D.C.  For further information:  http://datacoalition.com/index.php?option=com_content&id=42

                     

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

 

8/7       The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will hold a panel discussion titled “The State of Health Information Technology Adoption and the Nation's Health Information Infrastructure: Recommendations from the Jason Report.”  The event will begin at 9:00 a.m., Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington D.C.