Tuesday, July 29
9:30 a.m. -- Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations holds a hearing on companies shirking payroll taxes. The hearing will discuss a coming GAO report on payroll abuse.
10 a.m. -- Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works holds a hearing on the EPAâs Clean Air Interstate Rule (PDF), an air pollution reduction program in 28 eastern states. Following the hearing, Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) hold a press conference to address the committeeâs investigation into politicization at EPA.
1 p.m. -- The ACLU holds a call-in conference on what it describes as âthe construction of a de facto domestic intelligence system.â The focus will be on so-called âfusion centers,â where state, local and federal law work together on anti-terrorism efforts. (Dial-in number: 1-800-816-4134. Access Code: 69922#)
Wednesday, July 30
Thursday, July 31
9:30 a.m. -- Senate Armed Services holds a hearing on North Korean diplomatic progress, with testimony from Ambassador Christopher Hill, among others.