Senate committees set to consider Pakistan, domestic oil drilling and immigration next week

A list of featured committee hearings to be held next week follows:

Foreign Relations

May 17, “Hearings to examine strategic implications of Pakistan and the region”

10 a.m., 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building

May 17, “Meeting to consider S.618, to promote the strengthening of the private sector in Egypt and Tunisia, S.954, to promote the strengthening of the Haitian private sector”

2:15 p.m., 116 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Energy and Natural Resources

May 17, "Hearings to examine S.516, to extend outer Continental Shelf leases to accommodate permitting delays … S.916, to facilitate appropriate oil and gas development on Federal land and waters, to limit dependence of the United States on foreign sources of oil and gas”

10 a.m., 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building       

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

May 17, "Hearings to examine addressing the U.S. Postal Service's financial crisis"

10 a.m., 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building  

May 19, "Hearings to examine 10 years after 9/11, focusing on if intelligence reform is working"

10 a.m., 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building  

Judiciary

Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security

May 17, "Hearings to examine improving security and facilitating commerce at America's northern border and ports of entry"

10 a.m., 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building

May 18, “Hearings to examine improving efficiency and ensuring justice in the immigration court system”

10 a.m., 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building   

Commerce, Science and Transportation

Subcommittee on Science and Space 

May 18, “Hearings to examine contributions of space to national imperatives”

10:30 a.m., 253 Russell Senate Office Building