Thursday May 7 at 10:00 a.m. the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee will hold a hearing on President Obama’s nomination of Patricia Smith to serve as Solicitor of Labor and NYLS Professor Seth Harris to serve as Deputy Secretary of Labor. You can watch the live proceedings on the Senate HELP Committee’s web site.
Another source for streaming televised coverage of some committee hearings, as well as action on the congressional floor, is C-SPAN. C-SPAN is a private, non-profit company, created in 1979 by the cable television industry to provide public access to the political process. C-SPAN’s website offers extensive coverage of congress and current legislation.