This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy

This is the last week before Congress breaks for the traditional August recess—when they will likely prepare for a looming September spending showdown. In the meantime, there are several hearings of interest—covering technology innovation, health care reform, employment figures, tax reform, patent reform and brain research.

    JOINT
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  • Lessons from Reagan: How Tax Reform Can Boost Economic Growth
    Joint Economic Committee
    G-50 Dirksen Senate Office Building
    Wednesday, July 31
    2:00 pm
  • The Employment Situation: July 2013
    Joint Economic Committee
    G-50 Dirksen Senate Office Building
    Friday, August 2
    9:30 am


  • HOUSE
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  • The War on Poverty: A Progress Report
    House Committee on the Budget
    210 Cannon HOB
    Wednesday, July 31
    12:30 pm

  • The Frontiers of Human Brain Research
    House Committee on Science, Space and Technology
    Subcommittee on Research and Technology
    2318 Rayburn HOB
    Wednesday, July 31
    10:00 am

  • Innovation in America: The Role of Technology
    House Committee on the Judiciary
    Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet
    2141 Rayburn HOB
    Thursday, August 1
    9:30 am

  • Status of the Affordable Care Act
    House Committee on Ways and Means
    1100 Longworth HOB
    Thursday, August 1
    10:00 am


  • SENATE
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  • Containing Health Care Costs: Recent Progress and Remaining Challenges
    Senate Committee on the Budget
    608 Dirksen Senate Office Building
    Tuesday, July 30
    10:30 am

  • Standard Essential Patent Disputes and Antitrust Law
    Senate Committee on the Judiciary
    Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
    226 Dirksen Senate Office Building
    Tuesday, July 30
    10:00 am

  • Powering Our Future: Principles for Energy Tax Reform
    Senate Committee on Finance
    Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure
    215 Dirksen Senate Office Building
    Wednesday, July 31
    2:30 pm

  • Justice Delayed: The Human Cost of Regulatory Paralysis
    Senate Committee on the Judiciary
    Subcommittee on Oversight, Federal Rights, and Agency Action
    226 Dirksen Senate Office Building
    Thursday, August 1
    2:00 pm

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