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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Department of Defense 
concluded a hearing to examine defense readiness and budget update, 
after receiving testimony from James N. Mattis, Secretary, and General 
Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., USMC, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, both of 
the Department of Defense.

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Airland concluded a 
hearing to examine Army modernization, after receiving testimony from 
Lieutenant General Joseph Anderson, USA, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/
7, Lieutenant General John M. Murray, USA, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, 
Major General Robert M. Dyess Jr., USA, Acting Director, Army 
Capabilities Integration Center, and Brigadier General Promotable 
Robert L. Marion, USA, Deputy of Acquisition and Systems Management, 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, Logistics and 
Technology, all of the United States Army, Department of Defense.

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Committee concluded 
a hearing to examine the promises and perils of emerging technologies 
for cybersecurity, after receiving testimony from Eric Rosenbach, 
former Chief of Staff, and former Assistant Secretary for Homeland 
Defense and Global Security, Department of Defense, Washington, D.C.; 
Caleb Barlow, IBM Security, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Venky Ganesan, 
Menlo Ventures, Menlo Park, California; Steve Grobman, Intel Security 
Group, Sacramento, California; and Malcolm Harkins, Cylance Inc., 
Irvine, California.

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on 
Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard concluded a hearing to 
examine the state of the Coast Guard, focusing on ensuring military, 
national security, and enforcement capability and readiness, after 
receiving testimony from Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant, Coast 
Guard, Department of Homeland Security.

Committee on Environment and Public Works: Committee ordered favorably 
reported S. 512, to modernize the regulation of nuclear energy, with an 
amendment in the nature of a substitute.

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded a hearing to 
examine the state of global humanitarian affairs, after receiving 
testimony from Gregory C. Gottlieb, Acting Assistant Administrator, 
Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, U.S. 
Agency for International Development; Nancy Lindborg, United States 
Institute for Peace, Washington, D.C.; and Yves Daccord, International 
Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva, Switzerland.

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Committee 
concluded a hearing to examine perspectives from the DHS frontline, 
focusing on evaluating staffing resources and requirements, after 
receiving testimony from Brandon Judd, National Border Patrol Council, 
Tucson, Arizona, on behalf of Border Patrol Agents, U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection; Anthony M. Reardon, National Treasury Employees 
Union, Washington, D.C., on behalf of Office of Field Operations 
Officers, U.S. Customs

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and Border Protection; and Chris Crane, National Immigration and 
Customs Enforcement Council, Oakdale, Louisiana, on behalf of 
Enforcement Removal Operations Officers, U.S. Immigration and Customs 

Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Committee 
concluded a hearing to examine the nomination of R. Alexander Acosta, 
of Florida, to be Secretary of Labor, after the nominee, who was 
introduced by Senators Cruz and Rubio, testified and answered questions 
in his own behalf.

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee continued hearings to examine the 
nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch, of Colorado, to be an Associate Justice 
of the Supreme Court of the United States, the nominee testified and 
answered questions in his own behalf.
  Hearings recessed subject to the call and will meet again on 
Thursday, March 23, 2017.


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