U.S. House of Representatives:


House Financial Services Committee:


Hearing entitled “The Future of Money: Coins and Banknotes” 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Monetary Policy and Trade

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • Mr. Leonard R. Olijar, Director, Bureau of Engraving and Printing
  • Mr. David J. Ryder, Director, United States Mint


Hearing entitled “The Cost of Regulation on Affordable Multifamily Development” 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Housing and Insurance

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • Ms. Sue Ansel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Gables Residential, on behalf of the National Multifamily Housing Council
  • Ms. Erika Poethig, Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, The Urban Institute
  • Mr. James H. Schloemer, Chief Executive Officer, Continental Properties Company, Inc.
  • Mr. Steven E. Lawson, Chairman, The Lawson Companies, on behalf of the National Association of Home Builders


Hearing entitled “A Failure to Act: How a Decade without GSE Reform Has Once Again Put Taxpayers at Risk” 
Thursday, September 6, 2018 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Full Committee


 Witness List:


  • Mr. Edward J. DeMarco, President, Housing Policy Council
  • Dr. Phillip L. Swagel, Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Policy
  • Mr. Edward J. Pinto, Co-Director, Center on Housing Markets and Finance &

Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute


Hearing entitled “Survey of Terrorist Groups and Their Means of Financing”

Subcommittee for Terrorism and Illicit Finance 


Friday, September 7, 2018, 9:15 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB


Witness List: TBA



House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform


“On-The-Job: Rebuilding the Workforce Through Apprenticeships”

The hearing is scheduled at 10:15 a.m. in room 2175 Rayburn House office Building. Witnesses to be announced.



House Committee on Small Business:


Surveying Storms: A Deeper Dive into SBA’s Disaster Response

The Committee on Small Business will meet for a hearing titled, “Surveying Storms: A Deeper Dive into SBA’s Disaster Response.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.


U.S. Senate:



Senate Banking Committee:


Full Committee Hearing: “Outside Perspectives on Russia Sanctions: Current Effectiveness and Potential for Next Steps.”


Witness List:


The Honorable Daniel Fried, former Coordinator for Sanctions Policy, U.S. Department of State (2013-2017), and former Assistant Secretary of State for European and Asian Affairs (2005-2009);

The Honorable Michael A. McFaul, the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and Professor of Political Science, Director and Senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University, and former U.S Ambassador to the Russian Federation (2012-2014);

Ms. Heather A Conley, Senior Vice President for Europe and Eurasia, Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Eurasian Affairs (2001-2005); and

Ms. Rachel Ziemba, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Energy, Economics and Security Program, Center for a New American Security (CNAS).


Time and Location: 10:00 a.m. in room 538 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.



Senate Agriculture Committee:


Farm Bill Conference Meeting

Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 Time: 09:30 AM Location: SR-325, Kennedy Caucus Room



Senate Appropriations Committee:


Conduct Oversight of Bureau of Industry & Security, International Trade Administration, & US International Trade Commission

Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 192 Dirksen Senate Office Building Presiding: Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kansas)



  1. The Honorable Richard Ashooh

Assistant Secretary For Export Administration

Bureau of Industry and Security

  1. The Honorable Nazak Nikakhtar

Assistant Secretary For Industry And Analysis

International Trade Administration

  1. The Honorable David S. Johanson


United States International Trade Commission



Senate Judiciary Committee:


Tuesday, Sep 04, 2018

9:30 AM – SH-216


Hearings to examine the nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh, of Maryland, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.



Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


The Impact of Zero Tariffs on U.S. Autoworkers

Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building


Witness List: TBA


Around Town:



09/06/18 08:30 AM EST
Electronic Transactions Association’s yearly tech policy forum

09/06/18 01:00 PM EST
AEI discussion on student loans
AEI and the Urban Institute hold a discussion on new findings about student loan defaults and recommendations for policy reforms. RSVP here to attend. A livestream is available here.

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