A number of committees in both chambers plan to hold hearings on the fiscal 2013 budget.
The House is not in session on Friday.
House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee hearing. 1 p.m. Thursday, H-140 Capitol
The chamber is expected to spend much of its time in the coming weeks on its surface transportation bill, as Majority Leader Harry Reid , D-Nev., negotiates restrictions on amendments (S 1813).
Senate Appropriations Transportation-HUD Subcommittee hearing, with HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan . 9:30 a.m. Thursday, 138 Dirksen