Washington – The Week Ahead, March 13–17, 2017

March 14, 2017

At 10:00 a.m., the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a hearing entitled “Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program, Part I.” The sole witness will be Roy Wright, deputy associate administrator for insurance and mitigation, FEMA.

March 15, 2017

At 10:00 a.m., the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a hearing entitled “Assessing U.S. Sanctions on Russia: Next Steps.”  Witnesses will include Eric Lorber, senior advisor, Foundation for Defense of Democracies; Rodney Ludema, associate professor of economics, Georgetown University; and Elizabeth Rosenberg, senior fellow, Center for a New America Security.

At 10:00 a.m., the House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing entitled “The JOBS Act at Five: Examining Its Impact and Ensuring the Competitiveness of the U.S. Capital Markets.” Witnesses will include Raymond Keating, chief economist, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council; Brian Hahn, CFO, GlycoMimetics, Inc.; Andy Green, managing director of economic policy, Center for American Progress; Edward Knight, EVP, NASDAQ QMS, and Thomas Quaadman, VP, U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

At 2:00 p.m., the House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing entitled “Ending the De Novo Draught: Examining the Application Process for De Novo Financial Institutions.”  Witnesses will include Ken Burgess, chairman, FirstCapital Bank of Texas, on behalf of the American Bankers Association; Ken Krueger, CEO, Lutheran Federal Credit Union, on behalf of the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions; and Patrick Kennedy, managing partner, Kennedy Sutherland LLP, on behalf of the Subchapter S Bank Association.

March 16, 2017

At 10:00 a.m., the House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing entitled “Sound Monetary Policy.” A witness list has not been provided.

At 2:00 p.m., the House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing entitled “Flood Insurance Reform: A Community Perspective.” A witness list has not been provided.

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