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AP WASHINGTON DAYBOOK, Tuesday, March 4
5:30 p.m. AMERICAN SMALL MANUFACTURERS COALITION RECEPTION — Senator Coons will speak about manufacturing jobs at the American Small Manufacturers Coalition 'Hill Day Opening Reception. The reception will kick off ASMCs annual 'Hill Day event and celebrate attendees manufacturing achievements. Senator Coons will discuss his work to grow American manufacturing as the leader of the Senates Manufacturing Jobs for America campaign.
Location: Capitol Visitors Center, SVC 212-10.
Contacts: Jamie Serlin 202-224-5042 (Jamie_Serlin@coons.senate.gov)
10 a.m. BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS — Confirmation hearing on Dr. Stanley Fischer To be a Member and Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Jerome H. Powell To be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Lael Brainard To be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Gustavo Velasquez Aguilar to be an Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; J. Mark McWatters,To be a Member of the National Credit Union Administration Board. http://www.banking.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Hearings.Hearing&Hearing\_ID=adc83227-bf93-4387-9922-08d62b25930a
Location: 538 Dirksen.
3 p.m. FOREIGN RELATIONS — Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs hearings to examine strengthening United States alliances in Northeast Asia. Witnesses: Panel One: Daniel Russel, Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State; David F. Helvey, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia, U.S. Department of State. Panel Two: Dr. Sheila Smith, Senior Fellow for Japan Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Dr. Michael Auslin, Resident Scholar, Director of Japan Studies, American Enterprise Institute. http://www.foreign.senate.gov/hearings/strengthening-us-alliances-in-northeast-asia
Location: 419 Dirksen.
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