Senate hearings: MF Global, tax reform

Senate Finance also meets Thursday to hear ideas for "improving the taxpayer experience," just days after millions of Americans filed their personal income tax returns.

Details on these and other hearings follow:

Senate Armed Services

April 26, nomination hearing for Kathleen Hicks to be principal deputy under secretary of Defense for policy, and Derek Chollet, to be assistant secretary of Defense for international security affairs
9:30 a.m., G-50, Dirksen Senate Office Building

Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs

April 24, "The Collapse of MF Global: Lessons Learned and Policy Implications"
10 a.m., 538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation

April 24, "The Emergence of Online Video: Is It The Future?"
10 a.m., 253 Russell Senate Office Building

Senate Energy and Natural Resources

April 26, "Weather-Related Electrical Outages"
9:30 a.m., 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Senate Finance

April 24, "Anatomy of a Fraud Bust: From Investigation to Conviction"
10 a.m., 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

April 25, "Tax Reform: What it Means for State and Local Tax and Fiscal Policy"
10 a.m., 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

April 26, "Tax Filing Season: Improving the Taxpayer Experience"
10 a.m., 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Senate Foreign Relations

April 26, business meeting to discuss S. 2224, H.R. 1016, S. Res. 401 and a Syria resolution, and three ambassador nominations
9:30 a.m., S-116, Capitol Building

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

April 26, "Biological Security: The Risk of Dual-Use Research"
10 a.m., 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building