Veterans’ Affairs holds a joint hearing with Senate Veterans’ Affairs to receive a legislative presentation by Veterans of Foreign Wars. 10 a.m., G-50 Dirksen
Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations holds a hearing on mental illness and violence. 10:15 a.m., 2123 Rayburn
Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on proposed fiscal 2014 appropriations relating to force structure issues and the effects on military construction. 10:30 a.m., 2359 Rayburn
House Administration holds a hearing to hear from committee chairmen and ranking members on their requests for funding the operations of their committees for the 113th Congress. 10:30 a.m. 1310 Longworth
Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight holds a hearing on tax provisions in the health care law. 11 a.m., 1100 Longworth
Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials holds a hearing on the importance of railroads to the economy. 11 a.m., 2167 Rayburn
Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law holds a hearing on regulation, jobs and the economy, including a bill to provide that major rules of the executive branch shall have no force or effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted (HR 367). 11:30 a.m., 2237 Rayburn
Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice holds a hearing on the effects of litigation on America’s competitiveness. 2 p.m., 2141 Rayburn
Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power holds a hearing on hydropower bills, one on the Diamond Fork System of the Central Utah Project (HR 254) and one on hydropower development at Bureau of Reclamation conduit facilities (HR 678). 2 p.m., 1324 Longworth
Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade holds an organizational meeting. 4 p.m., 1105 Longworth
On January 3, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., raises her right hand as her son Henry messes up her hair while Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., delivers the ceremonial swearing-in in the Old Senate Chamber. Gillibrand's other son Theodore, lower right, looks on.
Each year since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all 541 senators, representatives and delegates to determine the 50 richest members of Congress. This year's report, derived from forms covering the calendar year 2012, shows it took a net worth of $6.67 million to crack the exclusive club.