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May 15: Senate Labor, Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Hearing on 340B
10 a.m., 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee will hold a hearing titled, “Examining Oversight Reports on the 340B Drug Pricing Program.”

May 16: House Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Tax Reform
10 a.m., 1100 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing titled, “Growing Our Economy and Creating Jobs.”

May 16: House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Member Day Hearing
10 a.m., 334 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee will hold a hearing titled, “Member Day: Testimony and Proposals on the Department of Veterans Affairs.”

May 17: House Veterans Affairs Hearing on VA Research
10 a.m., 334 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Veterans Affairs Subcommittees on Health and Oversight and Investigation will hold a hearing titled, “VA Research: Focusing on Funding, Findings, and Partnerships.”

May 17: House Energy and Commerce Markup of Opioids Legislation
Time: TBD, Location: TBD
The House Energy and Commerce Committee is expected to hold a markup of opioid legislation.

May 17: House Education and the Workforce Hearing on Data Security
10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Committee on Education and the Workforce will hold a hearing titled, “Protecting Privacy, Promoting Data Security: Exploring How Schools and States Keep Data Safe.”

May 17: Senate Appropriations Labor-HHS Hearing on the FY 2019 NIH Budget
10 a.m., 124 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies will hold a hearing on the FY 2019 NIH budget.

 

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Email: jkleinman@aamc.org