Tuesday, January 23

Today, the Senate Committee Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Spending Oversight, chaired by Senator Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire, is holding hearings to examine improving export controls enforcement.

The Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, chaired by Senator Darrell Issa of California, is holding hearings to examine the Patent Eligibility Restoration Act, focusing on restoring clarity, certainty, and predictability to the U.S. patent system.

The Senate Armed Services Committee, chaired by Senator Jack Reed of Rhode Island, is holding hearings on the nominations of Melissa Griffin Dalton, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of the Air Force, Douglas Craig Schmidt, of Tennessee, to be Director of Operational Test and Evaluation, and Aprille Joy Ericsson, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary, all of the Department of Defense.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the chairs of the committees and subcommittees as they preside over the hearings.
  • For wisdom for the members participating in the hearings as they consider nominations and potential legislative measures.
  • For the president and officials in his administration to seek God’s guidance as they make decisions and implement their agenda.
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