Yellen Testimony, Senior Scam, Cybersecurity Hearings Set

WASHINGTON – With both the Senate and House in session this week, CUNA will be tracking several hearings in both chambers. Those hearings include two appearances by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who will deliver her semiannual testimony.

Yellen will testify before the Senate Banking Committee Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. and before the House Financial Services Committee Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.

The other hearings include:

  • Tuesday, 10:00 a.m.: House Science, Space and Technology subcommittee on research and technology hearing titled “Strengthening U.S. Cybersecurity Capabilities;” and
  • Wednesday, 2:30 p.m.: Senate Aging Committee hearing titled “Stopping Senior Scams: Developments in Financial Fraud Affecting Seniors.”

The Senate will also resume considerations of various nominees, including Linda McMahon for Small Business Administration administrator and Andy Puzder for Labor secretary. Steve Mnuchin was confirmed as Treasury secretary late yesterday.

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