- The Washington Times - Monday, February 7, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Campaign news conference 12:30 p.m. National Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon program holds a discussion on the 2000 presidential campaign. Republican presidential candidate Alan Keyes participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Ballroom. Contact: 202/662-7500.

College Republicans discussion 7:30 p.m. George Washington University College Republicans holds a discussion. Former Sen. Bob Dole, Kansas Republican, participates. Location: GWU, Marvin Center, Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre, 800 21st St. NW. Contact: 202/242-0096.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

10:15 a.m. Speaks on the administration's budget for fiscal year 2001, Presidential Hall, Eisenhower Old Executive Office Building.

VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE

Travels to New York.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments scheduled. Location: One First Street NE. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Meets at noon, with legislative business scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Meets at 2 p.m. for a pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

National defense symposium all day National Defense University holds its "Innovation in National Security" symposium. Location: NDU, Marshall Hall, Room B-62, Fort McNair. Contact: 202/685-3975.

Youth symposium all day National Network for Youth continues its symposium 2000, "A Tribute to the Past, a Vision for the Future: 25 Years Working With Youth." Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/783-7949.

Child support conference all day National Child Support Enforcement Association holds its "Policy Forum 2000." Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/624-8180.

Family planning meeting all day National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association holds its annual meeting, "Family Planning 2000: Strategies for a New Century." Location: Capital Hilton Hotel, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 202/293-3114.

Drug abuse conference 7:30 a.m. National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors continues its "2000 Policy Conference on Alcohol and Other Drugs." Location: Holiday Inn on the Hill, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 703/741-7686

Budget report 8 a.m. The Office of Management and Budget releases the president's fiscal year 2001 budget. Location: Government Printing Office, 710 North Capitol St. NW. Contact: 202/395-7254.

Congressional news conference 10 a.m. Rep. Peter A. DeFazio, Oregon Democrat, holds a news conference on 2001 budget priorities. Location: Capitol, House Triangle. Contact: 202/225-3945.

Air-bag news briefing 10:30 a.m. Parents for Safer Air Bags hold a news briefing on air-bag safety. Location: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, southwest entrance, 7th and E streets NW. Contact: 301/574-3400.

Product-safety meeting 11 a.m. The Consumer Product Safety Commission holds a meeting to discuss concerns about deaths and injuries, particularly to children from the open-flame ignition of mattresses. Location: CPSC, East West Towers, Room 715, Bethesda. Contact: 301/504-0508.

Agriculture budget news conference 11 a.m. Agriculture Department holds a news conference to release the department's 2001 budget. Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman participates. Location: Agriculture Department, James L. Whitten Building, Room 107A, 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/260-8174.

Family-needs briefing 11:15 a.m. Family Voices holds a briefing on the results of a recent Family Voices/Brandeis University national survey of families of children with special health care needs regarding their health care experiences. Location: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 312/222-1980.

Film noon The National Archives presents a screening of the film "A Perfect Equality." Location: National Archives, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park. Contact: 301/713-6000.

Environment budget news conference 1 p.m. The Environmental Protection Agency holds a news conference to release the EPA's 2001 budget. Location: Room 6226, Ariel Rios Building, south entrance, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/260-4355.

Transportation budget news conference 1 p.m. The Transportation Department holds a news conference to release the department's 2001 budget. Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater participates. Location: Transportation Department, Marx Media Room 2201, 400 Seventh St. SW, southwest entrance. Contact: 366-5580.

Labor budget briefing 1 p.m. The Labor Department holds a news briefing on the department's 2001 budget. Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman participates. Location: Labor Department Auditorium, first floor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/693-4650.

Education budget briefing 1 p.m. The Education Department holds a news briefing on the department's 2001 budget. Education Secretary Richard W. Riley participates. Location: Barnard Auditorium, Education Department, 400 Maryland Ave. SW. Contact: 202/401-1576.

Health services budget briefing 1 p.m. The Health and Human Services Department holds a news briefing on HHS' 2001 budget. HHS Secretary Donna E. Shalala participates. Location: HHS, Humphrey Building Auditorium and Great Hall, 200 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/690-6343.

Housing budget briefing 1 p.m. The Housing and Urban Development Department holds a news conference to release HUD's 2001 budget. HUD Secretary Andrew M. Cuomo participates. Location: HUD, departmental conference room, 10th floor, 7th and D streets SW. Contact: 202/708-0865.

Commerce budget briefing 1 p.m. The Commerce Department holds a news conference to release the department's 2001 budget. Commerce Secretary William M. Daley participates. Location: Commerce Department, Room 4830, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-4883.

Energy budget briefing 1:30 p.m. The Energy Department holds a news briefing on the department's 2001 budget. Energy Secretary Bill Richardson participates. Location: Energy Department, Forrestal Building, Main Auditorium, 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-5806.

Justice budget news conference 1:30 p.m. The Justice Department holds a news conference to release the department's 2001 budget. Location: Conference Room B, main Justice building, Constitution Ave. and 10th Street NW. Contact: 202/514-2007.

State Department budget briefing 2 p.m. The State Department holds a news conference to release the department's 2001 budget. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright participates. Location: State Department, press briefing room 2118, 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/647-2492.

Treasury budget news conference 2 p.m. The Treasury Department holds a news conference to release the department's 2001 budget. Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers participates. Location: Room 3311, Treasury Department, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/622-2960.

Interior Department budget briefing 2 p.m. The Interior Department holds a news briefing to discuss the department's 2001 budget. Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt participates. Location: Interior Department, Sidney Yates Auditorium, 1849 C St. NW. Contact: 202/208-6416.

Veterans Affairs budget briefing 2:30 p.m. The Department of Veterans Affairs holds a briefing on the department's 2001 budget. Location: Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW, Room 930. Contact: 202/273-5703.

Defense budget briefing 2:30 p.m. The Defense Department holds a briefing on its 2001 budget. Defense Secretary William S. Cohen participates. Location: The Pentagon, Room 2E781. Contact: 703/697-9312.

Senate news conference 3 p.m. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg, New Jersey Democrat, holds a news conference on the 2001 budget. Location: Capitol, Senate Radio/TV Gallery. Contact: 202/224-0241.

Nuclear budget news conference 3:30 p.m. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a news conference to release the NRC's 2001 budget. Location: NRC, Press Room 1F22, One White Flint Building, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-8200.

Congressional budget response 3:30 p.m. Congress holds a news conference to respond to president's 2001 budget submission. Participants include Rep. John R. Kasich, Ohio Republican and House Budget Committee chairman, and Sen. Pete V. Domenici, New Mexico Republican and Senate Budget Committee chairman. Location: Capitol, Senate Radio/TV Gallery. Contact: 202/226-7270.

Mothers' career seminar 7:30 p.m. Mothers' Access to Careers at Home holds a seminar, "Helping You Identify and Create Your Desired Future." Location: Little River Church of Christ, 8410 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Contact: 703/690-2598.

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