House GOP preps multiple oversight efforts next week

On the same day, the House Judiciary Committee will examine "mismanagement at the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department."

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From Tuesday through Thursday, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will meet to look at how the government's response to the sequester is affecting Washington, D.C., tourists, how to rescue the U.S. Postal Service, Defense Department contracting in Afghanistan, and the sequester's effect on the Transportation Security Administration.

Details on these and other notable hearings next week follow:

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

April 16, "A Continuing Investigation into the Fungal Meningitis Outbreak and Whether it Could Have Been Prevented"
     10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn House Office Building

House Financial Services

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

April 16, "Who is Too Big to Fail: Does Dodd-Frank Authorize the Government to Break Up Financial Institutions?"
     2 p.m., 2128 Rayburn House Office Building

House Foreign Affairs


April 17, "Securing U.S. Interests Abroad: The FY 2014 Foreign Affairs Budget," Secretary of State John Kerry testifies
     9:30 a.m., 2172 Rayburn House Office Building

House Homeland Security

April 18, "The President's FY 2014 Budget Request for the Department of Homeland Security"
     9 a.m., 311 Cannon House Office Building

House Judiciary

April 16, "Mismanagement at the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice"
     10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn House Office Building

House Oversight and Government Reform

April 16, "Open to Visitors? Assessing the Federal Effort to Minimize the Sequester's Impact on Access to Our Nation's Capital and National Treasures"
     9:30 a.m., 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

April 17, "Options to Bring the Postal Service Back from Insolvency"
     9:30 a.m., 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

April 17, "Contracting to Feed U.S. Troops in Afghanistan: How did the Defense Department End Up in a Multi-Billion Dollar Billing Dispute?"
     2 p.m., 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

April 18, "Sequestration Oversight: Prioritizing Security over Administrative Costs at TSA"
     9:30 a.m., 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

House Science, Space, and Transportation

April 17, "A Review of President's FY 2014 Budget Request for Science Agencies"
     10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

House Transportation and Infrastructure


April 16, "President's Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request for Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Programs"
     2 p.m., 22167 Rayburn House Office Building

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