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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)

FUNDING TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing 
and Urban Development, and Related Agencies concluded a hearing to 
examine investing in America, focusing on funding our nation's 
transportation infrastructure needs, after receiving testimony from 
David Bernhardt, Maine Department of Transportation Commissioner, 
Augusta, on behalf of the American Association of State Highway 
Transportation Officials; Jim Tymon, American Association of State 
Highway Transportation Officials, Ed Mortimer, U.S. Chamber of 
Commerce, and Beth Osborne, Transportation for America, all of 
Washington, D.C.; and Todd Hauptli, American Association of Airport 
Executives, Alexandria, Virginia.

SAVING LIVES THROUGH MEDICAL RESEARCH
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, 
Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies 
concluded a hearing to examine saving lives through medical research, 
after receiving testimony from Timothy J. Eberlein, Washington 
University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri; Thomas J Grabowski Jr., 
University of Washington Memory and Brain Wellness Center, Alzheimer's 
Disease Research Center, Integrated Brain Imaging Center, Seattle; 
Stacey Schultz-Cherry, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Department 
of Infectious Diseases, Memphis, Tennessee; and Jennifer M. Sasser, 
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.

CYBERSECURITY
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Cybersecurity received a 
closed briefing on cybersecurity from the Defense Science Board from 
Craig I. Fields, Chairman, Defense Science Board; David S. C. Chu, 
Institute for Defense Analyses; Christine H. Fox, Johns Hopkins 
University Applied Physics Laboratory; Paul J. Hoeper, OnPoint 
Technologies, Inc.; John L. Manferdelli, Google; James N. Miller, 
Adaptive Strategies LLC; and Robert F. Nesbit, MITRE Corporation's 
Center for Integrated Intelligence System.

GLOBAL NUCLEAR WEAPONS ENVIRONMENT
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strategic Forces concluded 
a hearing to examine the global nuclear weapons environment, after 
receiving testimony from General C. Robert Kehler, USAF (Ret.), former 
Commander, United States Strategic Command, Department of Defense; 
Keith B. Payne, Missouri State University Defense Strategic Studies; 
and Gary S. Samore, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science 
and International Affairs.

FCC OVERSIGHT
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Committee concluded 
an oversight hearing to examine the Federal Communications Commission, 
after receiving testimony from Ajit Pai, Chairman, and Mignon L. 
Clyburn, and Michael O'Rielly, both a Commissioner, all of the Federal 
Communications Commission.

NUCLEAR ENERGY INNOVATION AND MODERNIZATION
Committee on Environment and Public Works: Committee concluded a 
hearing to examine S. 512, to modernize the regulation of nuclear 
energy, after receiving testimony from Allison Bawden, Acting Director, 
Natural Resources and Environment, Government Accountability Office; 
Maria G. Korsnick, Nuclear Energy Institute, Washington, D.C.; Ashley 
E. Finan, Nuclear Innovation Alliance, Boston, Massachusetts; Christina 
Back, General Atomics, San Diego, California; and Edwin Lyman, Union of 
Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

NOMINATION
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Committee 
concluded a hearing to examine nomination of Elaine C. Duke, of 
Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, after the 
nominee, who was introduced by Senator Portman, testified and answered 
questions in her own behalf.

INDIAN AFFAIRS PRIORITIES
Committee on Indian Affairs: Committee concluded an oversight hearing 
to examine Indian affairs priorities for the Trump Administration, 
after receiving testimony from Ryan K. Zinke, Secretary of the 
Interior; Alvin Not Afraid, Jr., Crow Nation, Crow Agency, Montana; 
Keith B. Anderson, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, Prior Lake, 
Minnesota; Jefferson Keel, Chicksaw Nation, Ada, Oklahoma; and Paul 
Torres, All Pueblo Council of Governors, Albuquerque, New Mexico.



    


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