House committees to meet on economic outlook, immigration, government waste next week

The House Judiciary Committee will meet Tuesday to discuss the U.S. immigration system, on the heels of a bipartisan Senate proposal to reform immigration policy. That proposal calls for both increased enforcement steps but also ways for millions of illegal immigrations to obtain residency status.

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And, the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee will meet Tuesday to hold a hearing called, "Government Spending: How Can We Best Address the Billions of Dollars Wasted Every Year?"

Details on these and other House hearings follow:

House Budget

Feb. 6, "The Congressional Budget Office's Budget and Economic Outlook," CBO Director Doug Elmendorf testifies
     9:30 a.m., 210 Cannon House Office Building

House Education & the Workforce

Feb. 5, "Challenges and Opportunities Facing America's Schools and Workplaces"
     10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn House Office Building

House Energy & Commerce

Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

Feb. 5, "Fighting for Internet Freedom: Dubai and Beyond," FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell testifies
     10:30 a.m., 2123 Rayburn House Office Building

Subcommittee on Energy and Power

Feb. 5, "American Energy Security and Innovation: An Assessment of North America's Energy Resources," U.S. Energy Information Administration Administrator Adam Sieminski testifies
     10 a.m., 2322 Rayburn House Office Building

House Financial Services

Feb. 6, "Examining the Proper Role of the Federal Housing Administration in our Mortgage Insurance Market"
     9 a.m., 2128 Rayburn House Office Building

House Foreign Affairs

Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa

Feb. 5, "The Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation: Threatening Peace Prospects"
     10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn House Office Building

House Judiciary

Feb. 5, "America's Immigration System: Opportunities for Legal Immigration and Enforcement of Laws against Illegal Immigration"
     10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn House Office Building

House Oversight & Government Reform

Feb. 5, "Government Spending: How Can We Best Address the Billions of Dollars Wasted Every Year?"
     time and location TBA

House Science, Space, and Technology

Feb. 6, "American Competitiveness: The Role of Research and Development"
     9:30 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

House Veterans Affairs

Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

Feb. 5, "The 100% Temporary Disability Rating: An Examination of Its Effective Use"
     2 p.m., 334 Cannon House Office Building

Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations

Feb. 5, "Analyzing VA's Actions to Prevent Legionnaire's Disease in Pittsburgh"
     10 a.m., 334 Cannon House Office Building