- The Washington Times - Wednesday, February 2, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

New Hampshire primary analysis 9:15 a.m. The Center for Voting and Democracy hosts an event featuring its president, former Rep. John Anderson, who provides an analysis of the New Hampshire primary. Location: Mott House, 122 Maryland Ave. NE. Contact: 301/270-4616.

China trade discussion 2 p.m. The Woodrow Wilson Center hosts National Security Adviser Samuel R. Berger, who discusses establishing permanent normal trade relations with China and China's admission to the World Trade Organization. Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4016.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

12:45 p.m. Delivers remarks at a Democratic National Committee luncheon, Hay Adams Hotel, One Lafayette Square NW.
7:45 p.m. Addresses National Conference of State Legislatures, Union Station, 40 Massachusetts Ave. NE.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases report on new one-family houses sold and for sale for December 1999. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

SENATE

Not immediately available. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. Armed Services Committee holds hearing on the situation in Bosnia and Kosovo. Gen. Wesley Clark testifies. Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3871.
9:30 a.m. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions public health subcommittee holds hearing on promoting patient safety when using gene-therapy technology. Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5375.
10 a.m. Budget Committee holds hearing on taxation of Internet commerce. Govs. Paul Cellucci, Massachusetts Republican, and John Engler, Michigan Republican, testify. Location: 608 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-0642.
10 a.m. Finance Committee holds hearing on the status of Internal Revenue Service reform. Charles O. Rossotti, Internal Revenue Service commissioner, testifies. Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4288.
10 a.m. Select Intelligence Committee holds hearing to examine world threats. George J. Tenet, Central Intelligence Agency director, testifies. Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-1700.

HOUSE

Meets at 10 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. Government Reform national security, veterans' affairs and international relations subcommittee holds oversight hearing to examine the federal government's research efforts into the causes and treatments of Gulf war veterans' illnesses. Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

11 a.m. Resources Committee holds hearing on the "Common Sense Protections for Endangered Species Act," to reauthorize and amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Location: 1324 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2761.

2 p.m. Ways and Means Committee marks up the "Marriage Tax Penalty Relief Act of 2000." Location: 1100 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3625.

GENERAL AGENDA

Nuclear deterrence conference all day The Center for Security Policy holds a conference, "Assuring Nuclear Deterrence After the Senate's Rejection of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty." Location: Hall of States room, National Guard Memorial Building, 1 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/835-9077.

National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities meeting all day The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities holds its annual meeting. Education Secretary Richard W. Riley speaks at 3:15 p.m. Location: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/985-8866.
States conference 8:45 a.m. Governing magazine holds a conference "Outlook 2000 in the States." Virginia Gov. James S. Gilmore III delivers a keynote address at 12:30 p.m. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 781/729-8611.
National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors meeting 9 a.m. The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors holds its annual meeting. New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani participates. Location: Capital Hilton Hotel, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 202/872-0885.
Taiwan election discussion 9 a.m. The National Press Club holds a Morning Newsmaker news conference on Taiwan's March 2000 presidential election. The speaker is John Chang, senior adviser to President Lee Teng-hui of Taiwan. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.
Census 2000 Initiative briefing 10 a.m. The Census 2000 Initiative holds a briefing, "The Census 2000 Long Form: The Importance of Census Data." Location: Tokyo Room, Marriott Metro Center Hotel, 775 12th St. NW. Contact: 202/326-8700.
Senate Banking Committee agenda news conference 10 a.m. Sen. Phil Gramm, Texas Republican, holds a news conference to discuss the Senate Banking Committee agenda for the second session of the 106th Congress. Location: 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-0894.
Savings for Working Families Act news conference 10:30 a.m. Sens. Joseph I. Lieberman, Connecticut Democrat, and Rick Santorum, Pennsylvania Republican, hold a news conference on the Savings for Working Families Act and individual development accounts. Location: 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-0414 or 202/224-6324.
American Conservative Union news conference 11 a.m. The American Conservative Union holds a news conference to announce the results of its annual ratings for the first session of the 106th Congress. Location: Dining Room 1, Capitol Hill Club, 300 First St. SE. Contact: 703/836-8602.
Health Care Fairness Act news conference 11:30 a.m. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Massachusetts Democrat, hold a news conference to urge action on the Health Care Fairness Act. Location: Capitol, House Radio/TV Gallery. Contact: 202/224-2633.
Cellucci speech noon The Heritage Foundation holds a lecture, "Cutting Taxes Behind Enemy Lines: The Massachusetts Experience." The speaker is Massachusetts Gov. Paul Cellucci. Location: Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/608-6143.
Census 2000 operations briefing noon Census Bureau Director Kenneth Prewitt holds a briefing on Census 2000 operations. Location: Room 701, 1110 Vermont Ave. NW. Contact: 301/457-3691.
Slater speech 12:30 p.m. The International Aviation Club of Washington and Aero Club host an address by Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater. Location: Marriott Hotel Metro Center, 775 12th St. NW. Contact: 202/366-5580.
Congressional Web-based Education Commission hearing 1 p.m. The Congressional Web-based Education Commission holds a public hearing on the Internet and the educational promise of the World Wide Web. Education Secretary Richard W. Riley testifies. Location: 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/667-0901.
Farm safety-net proposal briefing 1:30 p.m. Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman holds a briefing on the farm safety-net proposal. Location: Room 107A, Jamie L. Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/720-4623.
International Monetary Fund lecture 6 p.m. Georgetown University holds a lecture, "The International Monetary Fund and World Needs." The speaker is Michel Camdessus, IMF managing director. Location: Auditorium, Bunn Intercultural Center, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.
Award presentation 7 p.m. Chuck Colson's Prison Fellowship Ministries honors Catholic Bishop Macram Max Gassis with its William Wilberforce award for his efforts in the fight against religious persecution and human rights violations in Sudan. Location: Monroe Room, Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 703/478-0100, Ext. 567.

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