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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy

Mark Marich on February 10, 2014 Source: Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship

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Tuesday is a busy day for the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. First, the committee will examine the challenges and advantages of an increasing number of seniors engaging in entrepreneurial activity. It will also conduct a nomination hearing for Maria Contreras-Sweet, President Obama’s pick to head the Small Business Administration. Meanwhile, the Senate Committee on the Budget will be reviewing the Congressional Budget Office’s latest report — The Budget and Economic Outlook: 2014-2024.  Other topics covered by hearings this week include: the rapid growth of wireless technology and the Internet of Things, regulatory burdens, open science and innovation at the EPA, monetary policy and the minimum wage.

/// HOUSE ////

Building on the Wireless Revolution: Opportunities and Barriers for Small Firms
House Committee on Small Business
2360 Rayburn HOB
Tuesday, February 11
1:00 pm

Searching for and Cutting Regulations That Are Unnecessarily Burdensome Act of 2014
House Committee on the Judiciary
2141 Rayburn HOB
Tuesday, February 11
1:00 pm

Ensuring Open Science at EPA
House Committee on Science, Space and Technology
Subcommittee on Environment
2318 Rayburn HOB
Tuesday, February 11
10:00 am

Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy
House Committee on Financial Services
2128 Rayburn HOB
Tuesday, February 11
10:00 am

 /// SENATE ///

The Budget and Economic Outlook for Fiscal Years 2014-2024
Senate Committee on the Budget
608 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Tuesday, February 11
10:30 am

In Search of a Second Act: The Challenges and Advantages of Senior Entrepreneurship
Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship
Senate Special Committee on Aging
562 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Wednesday, February 12
10:00 am

Nomination Hearing for Maria Contreras-Sweet
Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
428 Russell Senate Office Building
Wednesday, February 12
10:30 am

Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs
538 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Thursday, February 13
10:30 am

From Poverty to Opportunity: How a Fair Minimum Wage Will Help Working Families Succeed
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
430 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Thursday, February 13
10:00 am

Category:  Capitol Hill 

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