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July 21, 2017

DC Catalysts and Events

Week of July 24-28


 

MACRO

Mon @ 12:30: Rep Meadows (R-NC), Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus speaks at the National Press Club


FINANCIALS

Tues-Wed: FOMC meeting

Tues @ 10amSenate Banking executive session to vote on various nominations

Tues @ 11am: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks at the Economic Club of Washington D.C.

Tues @ 11:30am: Pepperdine School of Public Policy discussion on ‘the future of housing’

Wed @ 9am: SEC Chairman Speaks to Chamber of Commerce

Thurs @ 9:30am: Senate Agriculture subcommittee CFTC confirmation hearing

Thurs @ 10am: Senate Banking nomination hearing on Joseph Otting to be Comptroller of the Currency and Randy Quarles to be Fed Vice Chair for Supervision


HEALTH CARE

All week: Potential Senate vote for motion to proceed on ACA repeal bill

All week: Release of proposed Medicare home health CY18 pay rule

Tues @ 1pm: House Judiciary hearing on FDA approval process antitrust concerns

Wed @ 10:15am: House E&C health subcommittee hearing on the extension of Medicare Advantage special needs plans

Wed: FDA Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee and Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee Meeting

Fri: FDA Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee Meeting


DEFENSE, SECURITY & CYBER

Tues @ 10am: CSIS event on the future of vertical lift

Tues @ 2:30pm: SASC hearing on 355-ship Navy

Wed @ 7:30am: Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Goldfein speaks at AFA event

Wed @ 9am: Heritage Foundation event on North Korea and U.S. Missile Defense

Wed @ 11am: House Committee on Small Business hearing on “Protecting Small Businesses from Cyber Attack

Thurs @ 12:30pm: Army Chief of Staff Gen. Miley speaks at the National Press Club


ENERGY & UTILITIES

All July: Watching for release of Department of Energy grid study

All July: Potential 2nd Circuit decision on Constitution pipeline litigation

All JulyPotential D.C. Circuit decision on Americans for Clean Energy RFS litigation

Wed @ 10am: Grid operators testify before House E&C on electricity markets

Wed @ 10am: CSIS Event: Renegotiating NAFTA & Energy


TELECOM, MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY

All July (Tuesdays and Fridays)Potential D.C. Circuit decision on DISH DE Discount appeal

Mon @ 12pm: Competitive Enterprise Institute event on Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications

Tues @ 10am: House FCC oversight hearing

Tues @ 12pm: Free State Foundation event on next-generation 5G networks feat. FCC Commissioner O'Rielly.


INDUSTRIALS

Tues @ 12pm: Secretary of Commerce Ross speaks at The Economic Club of Washington, D.C.

Wed @ 10am: House Ag Committee hearing on “Renegotiating NAFTA: Opportunities for Agriculture

Wed @ 2:30pm: Federal infrastructure permitting hearing held by Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs