Senate committees to plod forward next week as nation teeters on brink of default

Armed Services 

Aug. 2: Hearings to examine United States strategy in Afghanistan

9:30 a.m., 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building    


Subcommittee on Strategic Forces

Aug. 2: Convening to receive a closed briefing on cyber issues”

2:30 p.m., 217 Senate Visitor Center 


Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs

Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance and Investment

Aug. 3: Hearings to examine the housing finance system, focusing on the to-be-announced market”

9:30 a.m., 538 Dirksen Senate Office Building  


Judiciary

Aug. 3, Hearings to examine cybercrime, focusing on updating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to protect cyberspace and combat emerging threats”

10 a.m., 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building          

Aug. 4: Business meeting to consider … Blue Alert plans throughout the United States in order to disseminate information when a law enforcement officer is seriously injured or killed in the line of duty”

10 a.m., 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building