FC Hearing on HR 1207 - 1:30PM EST 7/9/09 - UPDATE: Live on CSPANSubmitted by BaneMaler on Thu, 07/09/2009 - 11:05
It has been confirmed that today's hearings on Federal Reserve policy will also be used to introduce HR1207 for debate by the members of the House Financial Services Committee. This will be a landmark day for the movement to open the books on the untouchable Central Bank.
Below is info on the event that will be streamed live at 1:30PM EST via the House Financial Services Committee Website.
Unfortunately this is not scheduled for television. We must push the media to televise this event. C-SPAN needs this hearing on their radar. We need an e-mail/Phone/Fax Bomb in support of this event.
Update: This will be carried on C-SPAN at 1:30 pm ET
On the web, tune in here:
Thursday, July 9, 2009, 1:30 p.m., 2128 Rayburn House Office Building.
The Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology will hold a hearing on: "Regulatory Restructuring: Balancing the Independence of the Federal Reserve in Monetary Policy with Systemic Risk Regulation"
Witness List & Prepared Testimony:
Mr. Donald L. Kohn, Vice Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
Dr. Frederic Mishkin, Alfred Lerner Professor of Banking and Financial Institutions, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University
Dr. Laurence Meyer, Vice Chairman, Macroeconomic Advisers
Dr. James K. Galbraith, Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/ Business Relations and Professor of Government, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas
Dr. Richard Berner, Chief Economist, Morgan Stanley
Dr. John B. Taylor, Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics, Stanford University
Dr. Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University