June 07,2016

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Hatch to Hold Finance Hearing on Energy Tax Policy

WASHINGTON – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) will convene a hearing on Tuesday, June 14, to examine energy tax provisions.  The hearing, titled “Energy Tax Policy in 2016 and Beyond,” will take place at 10:00 a.m. in Room 215 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.
“As the Committee continues to chart the course towards a comprehensive overhaul of the tax code, a thorough review of energy tax provisions is a must,” Hatch said.  “With this hearing, members of the Committee will have the opportunity to explore how the code affects the energy industry and what policies have the most merit as we look forward towards tax reform.”
The following witnesses are scheduled to testify:
·         Dr. Benjamin Zycher, John G. Searle Chair and Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute, Washington, DC
·         Mr. Steve Miller, Chief Executive Officer, Bulk Handling Systems, Eugene, OR
·         Ms. Susan Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member, Advanced Microgrid Solutions, San Francisco, CA
·         The Honorable Karen Alderman Harbert, President and Chief Executive Officer, Institute for 21ST Century Energy, United States Chamber of Commerce, Washington, DC
Senate Finance Committee
Hearing on Energy Tax Policy
215 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
10:00 a.m.
For media inquiries and additional information, including webcast and testimony details, please visit: http://finance.senate.gov/hearings.