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February 2012 Hearings    « January 2012     March 2012 »   Full List  
Feb 2 at 10:00 AM Executive Session to consider two original bills: ‘The Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Human Rights Act of 2012’ and the ‘Federal Public Transportation Act of 2012’.
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in EXECUTIVE SESSION to consider two original bills: ‘The Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Human Rights Act of 2012’ and the ‘Federal Public Transportation Act of 2012’.
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Feb 9 at 10:00 AM State of the Housing Market: Removing Barriers to Economic Recovery
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled “State of the Housing Market: Removing Barriers to Economic Recovery”. The witnesses will be Dr. Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody’s Analytics; and Mr. Christopher Mayer, Paul Milstein Professor of Real Estate, Finance, and Economics, Columbia Business School. Additional witnesses may be announced at a later date.
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Feb 10 at 11:00 AM Saving Our Neighborhoods From Foreclosures
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON HOUSING, TRANSPORTATION, AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a field hearing entitled “Saving Our Neighborhoods From Foreclosures.” The witnesses will be: The Honorable Sharon Robinson-Briggs, Mayor of Plainfield, New Jersey; The Honorable Assemblyman Jerry Green, Speaker Pro Tempore, New Jersey General Assembly; Ms. Krishna Garlic, Chief Executive Officer, Brand New Day; Mr. Wayne Meyer, President, New Jersey Community Capital; Ms. Phyllis Salowe-Kaye, Executive Director, New Jersey Citizen Action; and Mr. Alan Mallach, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution and Board Member Emeritus, Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey. Additional witnesses may be announced.

Feb 15 at 02:00 PM Pay for Performance: Incentive Compensation at Large Financial Institutions
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND CONSUMER PROTECTION will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled “Pay for Performance: Incentive Compensation at Large Financial Institutions.” The witnesses will be: Ms. Christy L. Romero, Acting Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program; Prof. Lucian A. Bebchuk, William J. Friedman & Alicia Townsend Friedman Professor of Law, Economics, and Finance, Harvard Law School; and Prof. Robert J. Jackson, Jr., Associate Professor of Law, Columbia Law School. Additional witnesses may be added at a later date.
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Feb 16 at 10:00 AM Examining the European Debt Crisis and its Implications
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled “Examining the European Debt Crisis and its Implications”. The witnesses will be The Honorable Lael Brainard, Under Secretary for International Affairs, U.S. Department of the Treasury; The Honorable Robert D. Hormats, Under Secretary for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State; and Mr. Steven B. Kamin, Director of the Division of International Finance, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
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Feb 28 at 10:00 AM State of the Housing Market: Removing Barriers to Economic Recovery, Part II
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled “State of the Housing Market: Removing Barriers to Economic Recovery, Part II”. The witness on Panel I will be The Honorable Shaun Donovan, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The witnesses on Panel II will be: The Honorable Elizabeth A. Duke, Governor, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; and Mr. Edward J. DeMarco, Acting Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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