House, Senate to hold dueling energy hearings next week

House Budget

March 17, "Fulfilling the Mission of Health and Retirement Security"

House Education & the Workforce

March 17, "Education Regulations: Roadblocks to Student Choice in Higher Education"

House Foreign Affairs

March 16, "The Agency for International Development and the Millennium Challenge Corporation: Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Requests and the Future Directions in Foreign Assistance"

March 17, "The Global Nuclear Revival and U.S. Nonproliferation Policy"

House Judiciary

March 16, "Oversight Hearing on the Federal Bureau of Investigation"

House Natural Resources

March 16, "The Obama Administration's De Facto Moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico: Community and Economic Impacts"

March 17, "Harnessing American Resources to Create Jobs and Address Rising Gasoline Prices: Domestic Resources and Economic Impacts"

House Small Business

March 15, "The Small Business Administration FY 2012 Budget"

March 16, "Spurring Innovation and Job Creation: The SBIR Program"

House Transportation & Infrastructure

March 14, "Improving and Reforming Our Nation's Surface Transportation Programs: Central Florida Field Hearing"

House Veterans' Affairs

March 16, Joint House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees Hearing to Receive Presentations of Air Force Sergeants Association, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Paralyzed Veterans of America, National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs, Wounded Warrior Project, Vietnam Veterans of America, the Retired Enlisted Association, American Ex-Prisoners of War

March 17, "U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs FY 2012 Budget for the Veterans Benefits Administration, National Cemetery Administration, and Related Agencies"

House Ways & Means

March 16, "On the Tax-Related Provisions of H.R. 3"

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Senate Armed Services

March 15, "to receive testimony on the situation in Afghanistan"

March 17, "to receive testimony on the Department of the Air Force in review of the Defense Authorization"

Senate Banking

March 15, "The Administration's Report to Congress: Reforming America's Housing Finance Market"

Senate Commerce

March 15, "Realizing NASA's Potential: Programmatic Challenges in the 21st Century"

March 16, "The State of Online Consumer Piracy"

Senate Energy & Natural Resources

March 17, to examine the current global investment trends in clean energy technologies and the impact of domestic policies on that investment

Senate Environment & Public Works

March 16, on the report to the president from the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling

Senate Foreign Relations

March 16, intelligence update on Libya (closed)

March 16, nomination hearing for Joseph Torsella to be Representative to the United Nations for U.N. Management and Reform

March 16, "Afghanistan: Progress and Expectations" (closed)

March 17, nomination hearing for Kurt Ton to be ambassador to APEC, and David Shear, to be ambassador to Vietnam

Senate Health, Education, Labor, Pensions

March 17, "Health Insurance Exchanges an Ongoing State Implementation of the Affordable Care Act"

Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs

March 17, "Catastrophic Preparedness: How Ready is FEMA for the Next Big Disaster?"

Senate Judiciary

March 15, "The Freedom of Information Act: Ensuring Transparency and Accountability in the Digital Age"

March 16, to hear judicial nominations

Senate Veterans' Affairs

March 16, Joint House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees Hearing to Receive Presentations of Air Force Sergeants Association, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Paralyzed Veterans of America, National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs, Wounded Warrior Project, Vietnam Veterans of America, the Retired Enlisted Association, American Ex-Prisoners of War