House committees will hold hearings on a second economic stimulus bill, a proposal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has been pushing since April, Pelosi announced today.

"I have asked the chairs of relevant committees to schedule hearings in the coming weeks on the key provisions of a fiscally responsible recovery package to get our economy moving again," Pelosi said today in a statment released by her office.

"With Americans worried about losing their jobs, their savings, their homes and their chance at the American Dream, the New Direction Congress will work in a bipartisan way to lift our economy and help America