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From the SSA Office of Legislation and Congressional Affairs:

REPORT OF PENDING SSA-RELATED HEARINGS, MARKUPS, AND OTHER EVENTS OF INTEREST 

 

REPORT OF PENDING SSA-RELATED HEARINGS,

MARKUPS, AND OTHER

EVENTS OF INTEREST

 

  

I.                   Hearings/Events at Which SSA is Expected to Participate

 

 11/17     The Social Security Advisory Board will meet with Marianna LaCanfora, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Retirement and Disability Policy; Glenn Sklar, Deputy Commissioner for Disability Adjudication and Review; and Bill Zielinski, Deputy Commissioner for Systems and Chief Information Officer.  The meetings will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Washington, D.C.  For further information:  http://ssab.gov/

 

11/18    The American Federation of Government Employees and Social Security Works will hold a forum on “The Future of the Social Security Administration:  The Next Decade and Beyond.”  The event begins at 9:30 a.m., Capitol Visitor Center, Room SVC 201-00, U.S. Capitol.  Acting Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin and Senator Barbara Mikulski are scheduled to participate.  For further information:  http://www.afge.org/?PressReleaseID=1713

 

12/2       The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and the Brookings Institution will hold a conference titled, “Helping Youth With Disabilities Flourish:  Improving Outcomes for Children in the Supplemental Security Income Program.”  The conference begins at 9:00 a.m., AEI, 12th Floor, 1150 Seventeenth Street, NW, Washington, D.C.  David Weaver, Associate Commissioner, Office of Research, Demonstration, and Employment Support, and Jeffrey Hemmeter, Deputy Office Director, Office of Program Development, are scheduled to participate.  For further information:  http://www.aei.org/events/helping-youth-disabilities-flourish-improving-outcomes-children-supplemental-security-income-program/

 

  II.        Other Congressional Hearings/Markups of Interest

 

11/18    House Veterans’ Affairs Committee (Miller), 1:30 p.m., 334 Cannon House Office Building:  The committee will hold a hearing titled, “VA’s Longstanding Information Security Weaknesses Continue to Allow Extensive Data Manipulation.”  For further information:  http://veterans.house.gov/hearing/va%E2%80%99s-longstanding-information-security-weaknesses-are-increasing-patient-wait-times-and

 

11/18    House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere (Salmon), 2:00 p.m., 2172 Rayburn House Office Building:  The subcommittee will hold a hearing titled, “Unaccompanied Alien Children: Pressing the Administration for a Strategy.”  For further information:  http://foreignaffairs.house.gov/hearing/subcommittee-hearing-unaccompanied-alien-children-pressing-administration-strategy

 

11/18    Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (Carper),

               2:30 p.m., 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building:  The committee will hold a confirmation hearing to consider the nomination of Earl L. Gay to be Deputy Director of the Office of Personnel Management.  For further information:  http://www.hsgac.senate.gov/hearings/nomination-of-earl-l-gay-to-be-deputy-director-office-of-personnel-management

 

11/20  Senate Judiciary Committee (Leahy), 10:00 a.m., 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building:  The committee will markup legislation including S. 2520, The FOIA Improvement Act of 2014.  For further information:  http://www.judiciary.senate.gov/meetings/executive-business-meeting-2014-11-20

 

 11/20   House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (Runyan), 10:00 a.m., 340 Cannon House Office Building:  The subcommittee will hold a hearing titled, “Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund: Inquiry into the Adequacy of Process in Verifying Eligibility.”  For further information:  http://veterans.house.gov/hearing/filipino-veterans-equity-compensation-fund-inquiry-into-the-adequacy-of-process-in-verifying

 

III.               Other Events of Interest

 

11/17    The Heritage Foundation will hold an event titled, “The Case for a National Sales Tax,” beginning at 3:30 p.m., Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave., NE, Washington, D.C.  For further information:  http://www.heritage.org/events/2014/11/national-sales-tax

 

11/18    Bloomberg Government will hold a webinar, beginning at 2:00 p.m., titled, “Case Study: The Secret to Improving Health IT (information technology) Through Big Data.”  For further information:  https://vts.inxpo.com/scripts/Server.nxp?LASCmd=AI:4;F:QS!10100&ShowKey=22615&Referrer=http%3A%2F%2Fabout.bgov.com%2Fevents%2Fhealth-big-data-webcast-case-study-virtual-fireside-chat%2F

 

 11/19     The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation will hold a panel discussion titled, “How Big Data is Driving the Next Wave of E-Government Innovation,” beginning at 12:00 p.m., Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, 1101 K Street, NW, Washington, D.C.  For further information:  http://www.itif.org/events/how-big-data-driving-next-wave-e-government-innovation


 

 11/19     The National Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE) will hold a National Webinar titled, “Ticket to Work for America's Veterans: Free Services for Those Who Served,” beginning at 3:00 p.m.  WISE webinars are online events held for beneficiaries to learn about the Ticket to Work Program and available work incentives through accessible learning opportunities.  For further information:  https://www.chooseworkttw.net/webinar/

 

 

11/20    The Bipartisan Policy Center and Long-Term Care Initiative will jointly host an event titled, “Threats to Retirement Security: Longevity, Long-Term Care and Leakage.” The panel discussion will examine potential solutions to risks associated with preparing for retirement, including expanded use of annuities and long-term care insurance and reforms to the public programs like Social Security and Medicaid.  The event will begin at 10:00 a.m., 10th Floor, Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225  Eye Street, NW, Washington, D.C.  For further information:  http://bipartisanpolicy.org/events/2014/11/threats-retirement-security-longevity-long-term-care-and-leakage