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Nov. 6: House Ways and Means Committee Markup of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Noon; 1100 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Ways and Means Committee will hold a markup of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Nov. 6: House Natural Resources Full Committee Hearing on Puerto Rico Challenges
10 a.m.; 1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on "Examining Challenges in Puerto Rico's Recovery and the Role of the Financial Oversight and Management Board."

Nov. 8: House Veterans’ Affairs Full Committee Markup of Pending Legislation
10 a.m.; 334 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee will hold a full committee markup of pending legislation.

Nov. 8: House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee Hearing of CHIP Reauthorization 
10 a.m.; 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing on "MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act) and Alternative Payment Models: Developing Options for Value-based Care."

Nov. 8: Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing on Pending Legislation  
2:30 p.m.; 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on the Safeguarding Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act of 2017, the Independent Outside Audit of the Indian Health Service Act of 2017, and the Lytton Rancheria Homelands Act of 2017.

Nov. 8: House Education and the Workforce Joint Subcommittee Hearing on How Opioids are Impacting Communities
10:30 a.m.; 2175 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Education and the Workforce Committee Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee and Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee will hold a joint hearing on "Close to Home: How Opioids are Impacting Communities."

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Jason Kleinman
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Telephone: 202-903-0806
Email: jkleinman@aamc.org