Hearings

Sep 26, 2017

Examining America’s Nuclear Waste Management and Storage

PURPOSE: To examine the management of our nation's increasing amount of nuclear waste. To highlight the challenges communities across the country face when dealing with nuclear waste. BACKGROUND: Over the last four decades, the nuclear ...

Sep 26, 2017

Recommendations of the Commission on Evidence-based Policymaking

PURPOSE: To examine recommendations from the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking (CEP). To understand how Congress can improve access to data, protect privacy and confidentiality, and facilitate the creation of evidence-based policies. BACKGROUND:

Sep 7, 2017

Illicit Drugs in International Mail

PURPOSE: To examine how the U.S. Postal Service's (USPS) security standards for international mail facilitate an influx of illicit drugs to the United States. To examine a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report examining the costs and benefits of using electronic data to screen items sent through international mail.   ...