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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy

Mark Marich on July 28, 2014 Source: Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship

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Members of Congress are scheduled to leave Washington for the start of their five-week recess at the end of this week. With a general election looming later this year, you can expect plenty of posturing in the next several days to accompany a collection of committee hearings. According to The Hill, House Democrats will be clamoring to postpone the recess while Politico says House Republicans are pushing for a solution to the immediate immigration crisis.  As a backdrop to the political wrangling, the following topics will be covered by hearings: the America Invents Act, nanotechnology and innovation, tax reform, immigration and more. 

HOUSE

Nanotechnology: Understanding How Small Solutions Drive Big Innovation
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade
2322 Rayburn HOB
Tuesday, July 29
10:15 am

Oversight of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
House Committee on the Judiciary
2141 Rayburn HOB
Tuesday, July 29
10:00 am

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office: The America Invents Act and Beyond, Domestic and International Policy Goals
House Committee on the Judiciary
Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
2141 Rayburn HOB
Wednesday, July 30
3:00 pm

Regulatory Overreach: Is EPA Meeting Its Small Business Obligations?
House Committee on Small Business 
2360 Rayburn HOB
Wednesday, July 30
1:00 pm

Dynamic Analysis of the Tax Reform Act of 2014 
House Committee on Ways and Means
1100 Longworth HOB
July 30, 2014
10:00 am

Telemedicine: A Prescription for Small Medical Practices?
House Committee on Small Business 
Subcommittee on Health and Technology
2360 Rayburn HOB
Thursday, July 31
10:00 am

Technology Needed to Secure America’s Border
House Committee on Science, Space and Technology
Subcommittee on Oversight
2318 Rayburn HOB
Thursday, July 31
10:00 am

Category:  Capitol Hill 

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