House committees to grill administration on budgets

These hearings are timed to examine the budget just after President Obama releases his budget proposal on February 13.

More details on these and other key hearings follow:

House Appropriations

Feb. 15, Homeland Security subcommittee, budget hearing on the Department of Homeland Security, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano testifies

10 a.m., 2359 Rayburn House Office Building

Feb. 16, Defense subcommittee, budget hearing on DOD, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta testifies

10 a.m., 2359 Rayburn House Office Building

Feb. 16, Interior subcommittee, budget hearing on the Department of the Interior, Interior Secretary Ken Salazaar testifies

1:30 p.m., 2359 Rayburn House Office Building

House Education and the Workforce

Feb. 16, hearing on H.R. 3989, the Student Success Act, and H.R. 3990, the Encouraging Innovation and Effective Teachers Act

10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn House Office Building

House Financial Services

Feb. 15, budget hearing on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn House Office Building

House Foreign Affairs

Feb. 16, "Egypt at a Crossroads"

10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn House Office Building

House Homeland Security

Feb. 15, "An examination of the President's FY 2013 Budget Request for the Department of Homeland Security"

2:30 p.m., 311 Cannon House Office Building

House Judiciary

Feb. 15, "Executive Overreach: the President's Unprecedented 'Recess' Appointments"

10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn House Office Building

House Natural Resources

Feb. 15, oversight hearing on the Department of the Interior's spending and the administration's FY 2013 budget, Interior Secretary Ken Salazaar testifies

10 a.m., 1324 Longworth House Office Building

House Oversight and Government Reform

Feb. 13, "Exploring All the Energy Options and Solutions: South Texas as a Leader in Creating Jobs and Strengthening the Economy"

9 a.m., Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, Texas

House Science, Space and Technology

Feb. 17, overview of the administration's research and development budget

9:30 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

House Veterans Affairs

Feb. 15, to review the Department of Veterans Affairs budget request for FY 2013

10:30 a.m., 334 Cannon House Office Building

House Ways and Means

Feb. 15, to review the administration's FY 2013 budget, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies

10 a.m., 1100 Longworth House Office Building

House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Feb. 16, ongoing intelligence activities

10 a.m., HVC-304 (closed hearing)

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