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DATE CHANGE: Fed Chairman Powell Semi-Annual Testimony Date


Washington, February 23, 2018 -

WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced today that, due to changes to the House schedule, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will now appear before the Committee on Tuesday, February 27 at 10 a.m. ET to deliver the Federal Reserve’s semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress and to discuss the state of the economy. This is a change from the previously announced schedule.

The hearing will take place in Room 2128 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  Additional information, including a live video of the proceedings, will be available on the Committee’s website.

MEDIA RSVP:  Due to high demand and limited seating, press seats during the hearing will be given out to media credentialed by the House media galleries in the order in which they are requested and limited to one seat per outlet. An overflow room with live broadcast of the hearing will be available in Rayburn 2220.  To RSVP for a seat at the hearing, e-mail Christine Sellers ( Members of the media who have already RSVP’d for the hearing do not need to do so again.

LOCK-UP:  The Committee, assisted by the House Press Gallery, will be conducting a lockup for Chairman Powell’s testimony on February 27 beginning at 7:00 a.m. EDT. Members of the media planning to attend the lock-up must register with the House Press Gallery, which will provide additional information about the lock-up procedures.


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