New Homeland Security chief to meet the House

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Jeh Johnson, the newly confirmed secretary of Homeland Security, will meet with members of the House next week to discuss his vision for keeping the nation safe.

Johnson will meet with members of the House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday, a hearing that was originally scheduled for earlier in the month.

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The meeting is one of several oversight hearings that various House committees will hold next week. A House Energy and Commerce subcommittee will examine how the Obama administration may be making Medicare Part D more expensive.

A House Financial Services subcommittee will examine allegations of improper lobbying at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

And, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing called "Enforcing the President's Constitutional Duty to Faithfully Execute the Laws."

Details on these and other hearings next week follow:

House Education & the Workforce

Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions

February 26, "Providing Access to Affordable, Flexible Health Plans through Self-Insurance
     10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn House Office Building

House Energy & Commerce Committee

Subcommittee on Health

February 26, "Messing with Success: How CMS' Attack on the Part D Program Will Increase Costs and Reduce Choices for Seniors"
     10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn House Office Building

House Financial Services

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

February 26, "Inspector General Report: Allegations of Improper Lobbying and Obstruction at the Department of Housing and Urban Development"
     10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn House Office Building

House Homeland Security

February 26, "The Secretary's Vision for the Future — Challenges and Priorities," Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies
     10 a.m., 311 Cannon House Office Building

House Judiciary

February 26, "Enforcing the President's Constitutional Duty to Faithfully Execute the Laws"
     10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn House Office Building

House Science, Space, and Technology

February 27, "Mars Flyby 2021: The First Deep Space Mission for the Orion and Space Launch System?"
     10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

House Transportation

February 26, "Oversight of Passenger and Freight Rail Safety"
     2 p.m., 2167 Rayburn House Office Building

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