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Congressional Senate Hearings – June 4, 2007

June 4th, 2007 by selise

This partial list is modified from the senate’s list to add additional info and links to individual Committee webpages. Links to each of the committee’s schedule page may be found here. Additional audio feeds from the hearing rooms are provided by C-SPAN at capitolhearings.org (click on the appropriate room number)

Tuesday, Jun. 5, 2007

9 a.m. SD-342
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Investigations Subcommittee
To hold hearings to examine executive stock options, focusing on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and stockholders information.
hearing webpage, live webcast

10:00a.m. SD-215
Finance
Trade and Globalization: Adjustment for a 21st Century Workforce
hearing webpage, live webcast

2:30 p.m. SD-226
Judiciary
To continue hearings to examine the Department of Justice politicizing the hiring and firing of United States Attorneys, focusing on preserving prosecutorial independence.
Witnesses: Bradley J. Schlozman, Todd Graves
hearing webpage, live webcast

Wednesday, Jun. 6, 2007

10 a.m. SD-226
Judiciary
To hold hearings to examine patent reform, focusing on the future of American innovation.
hearing webpage, live webcast

2:30 p.m. SD-366
Energy and Natural Resources Water and Power Subcommittee
To hold hearings to examine the impact of climate change on water supply and availability in the United States.
hearing webpage, live webcast

Thursday, Jun. 7, 2007

Armed Serivces
9:30a.m. SH-216
To consider the nomination of Lieutenant General Douglas E. Lute, USA, to be Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan. [war czar]
hearing webpage, live webcast

10 a.m. SD-226
Judiciary
Business Meeting to consider Bills, Nominations and Resolutions.
Bills include: S. 185, Habeas Corpus Restoration Act of 2007
Nominations include: Leslie Southwick to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit
and Robert James Jonker to be a United States District Judge for the Western District of Michigan
hearing webpage, live webcast

10:00 a.m. SD – 406
Environment and Public Works
Hearing entitled, “An Examination of the Views of Religious Organizations Regarding Global Warming.”
hearing webpage, live webcast

2 p.m. SD-226
Judiciary
To hold hearings to examine S.453, to prohibit deceptive practices in Federal elections.
hearing webpage, live webcast

2 p.m. SR-253
Commerce, Science, and Transportation Space, Aeronautics, and Related Agencies Subcommittee
To hold joint hearings with the House Science and Technology Committee’s Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight to examine the investigation of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Inspector General.
hearing webpage, live webcast

2:30 p.m. SR-342
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight
DHS’s Acquisition Organization: Who is Really in Charge?
hearing webpage, live webcast

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