Hearings

May 24, 2018

Union Time on the People’s Dime: A Closer Look at Official Time

May 23, 2018

The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) Scorecard 6.0

May 22, 2018

Challenges to the Freedom of Speech on College Campuses: Part II

May 22, 2018

Ten Years of TARP: Examining the Hardest Hit Fund

May 18, 2018

Progress on the 2020 Census – Continued

PURPOSE: To examine the Census Bureau’s progress during the 2018 end-to-end test and examine ongoing preparations for the 2020 decennial census. BACKGROUND: In order to control costs, the Census Bureau is concentrating on four main innovation areas: (1) reengineering address canvassing; (2) optimizing ...

May 17, 2018

A Sustainable Solution to the Evolving Opioid Crisis: Revitalizing the Office of National Drug Control Policy

PURPOSE: To discuss policy proposals for reauthorizing the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) as they play a critical role in coordinating the federal response to our nation's opioid epidemic. To discuss how evidence-based policymaking and information sharing can be used to identify and prevent emerging drug trends. BACKGROUND: Over the last 20 years, the ...

May 16, 2018

Workforce for the 21st Century: Analyzing the President’s Management Agenda

PURPOSE: To examine the workforce modernization provisions of the President's Management Agenda. To discuss how the Agenda fits into the ongoing reorganization efforts and the Administration's vision for a modern, effective, efficient, and accountable federal government. BACKGROUND: On March 20, 2018, the ...

May 9, 2018

Program Integrity for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

PURPOSE: To examine waste, fraud, and abuse in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and discuss reforms to strengthen its integrity and sustainability. To explore how the Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) can more effectively assist states in the program's administration. BACKGROUND: SNAP is a federal aid program administered through the Department of Agriculture's FNS ...

May 8, 2018

Progress Report on the 2020 Census

PURPOSE: To examine the Census Bureau's progress during the 2018 end-to-end test and examine ongoing preparations for the 2020 decennial census. BACKGROUND: In order to control costs, the Census Bureau is concentrating on four main innovation areas: (1) reengineering address canvassing; (2) optimizing self-responses; ...

May 1, 2018

FIELD BRIEFING: Examining the impacts of proposed NAAQS on the Sheboygan, Wisconsin Area