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Chairman Hastings Invitation Letter to Director Mathews Burwell to Testify before Full Committee after Failure to Comply with Subpoenas

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 13, 2013 -

Dear Director Mathews Burwell:

The Committee on Natural Resources ("Committee") invites you, as Director of the Office of Management and Budget ("OMB"), to testify at an oversight hearing regarding (1) the Obama Administration's decision to sequester money paid to states under the Secure Rural Schools ("SRS") program and (2) your compliance with the subpoena served September 4, 2013 on you, as OMB Director, for documents related to that decision. The hearing will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 1324 Longworth House Office Building.

A letter was sent to you on November 5, 2013, indicating that this hearing was being planned for this date and requesting that OMB promptly advise the Committee about any scheduling conflicts. OMB has not identified any scheduling conflicts with that date.

Read the entire letter HERE.

Contact: Committee Press Office 202-226-9019

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