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The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee will meet to discuss the U.S. response to the novel coronavirus outbreak. What should they know as public health experts try to mitigate its spread?

Posted: 2/25/20 | Hearing date: 3/3/20

The Senate Homeland Security Committee will look into how the U.S. has responded to previous disease outbreaks in light of the spreading COVID-19 virus. What should they understand before tackling this problem?

Posted: 2/7/20 | Hearing date: 2/12/20

The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee will evaluate the spending and management challenges of DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. What should Congress know before digging into this problem?

Posted: 1/30/20 | Hearing date: 2/5/20

The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee will address how to sustain US leadership in science, technology, and innovation. On which issues should Congress focus its efforts?

Posted: 1/24/20 | Hearing date: 1/29/20

The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee will discuss the climate crisis and potential solutions. What should Congress know before tackling this pressing issue?

Posted: 1/10/20 | Hearing date: 1/15/20

The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee will explore energy research, scientific discovery, and operational issues at the Department of Energy Office of Science with its director, Dr. Christopher Fall. What should Congress know to engage on these issues?

Posted: 1/10/20 | Hearing date: 1/15/20

The House Education and Labor Committee will examine the future of work and ways to ensure workers' competitiveness going forward. What topics should Congress discuss to help workers adapt to the changing economy?

Posted: 12/13/19 | Hearing date: 12/18/19

The House Oversight Committee will evaluate the best ways to detect harmful chemicals in everyday products. What questions and information should Congress discuss to strengthen consumer protections?

Posted: 12/4/19 | Hearing date: 12/10/19

The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee will examine whether to reinstate the Office of Technology Assessment. What resources should Congress have to stay up-to-date on scientific and technological advancements?

Posted: 11/27/19 | Hearing date: 12/5/19

Federal science-funding agency, law enforcement, and immigration leaders will come before the Senate to talk about the compatibility of US research and development with foreign government talent recruitment programs. What should be addressed?

Posted: 11/14/19 | Hearing date: 11/19/19

FBI Director Wray and other US counterterrorism leaders have been called on to come before Congress. What science, technology, innovation, or security matters should lawmakers ask them about to ensure the US is as safe as possible?

Posted: 10/25/19 | Hearing date: 10/30/19

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg will be testifying before the full House Financial Services Committee during a hearing entitled “An examination of Facebook and its impact on the financial services and housing sectors.”

Posted: 10/11/19 | Hearing date: 10/23/19

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