- The Washington Times - Wednesday, February 9, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

National Right to Life Committee news conference 10 a.m. The National Right to Life Committee holds a news conference on the upcoming presidential elections. Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/626-8825.

Healthy culture initiative news conference 2:30 p.m. Sens. Sam Brownback, Kansas Republican, and Joseph I. Lieberman, Connecticut Democrat, hold a news conference to announce the launching of the "Healthy Culture Initiative." Location: 432 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-0327 or 202/224-0414.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

12:30 p.m. Addresses Democratic National Committee luncheon, private residence, McAllen, Texas.
2:30 p.m. Makes remarks at a luncheon for Rep. Ruben Hinojosa, private residence, McAllen.
7:30 p.m. Makes remarks at a Democratic National Committee dinner, private residence, Dallas.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases a report on wholesale trade 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

10 a.m. Budget Committee holds a hearing on 'The president's fiscal year 2001 budget proposal.' Jack Lew, director of the Office of Management and Budget, testifies. Location: 608 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-0642.
10:30 a.m. Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee holds a hearing on reauthorization of the Federal Trade Commission. Robert Pitofsky, Federal Trade Commission chairman, testifies. Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5115.
10:30 a.m. Foreign Relations Committee holds a hearing to review U.S. foreign policy priorities. James Woolsey, former Central Intelligence Agency director, and William Perry, former defense secretary, testify. Location: 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4651.
11 a.m. Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee holds a hearing on loan guarantees and rural television service. Dan Crippen, Congressional Budget Office director, testifies. Location: 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7391.

HOUSE

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

HOUSE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education subcommittee holds a hearing on fiscal 2001 appropriations for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Location: 2358 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2771.
10 a.m. Armed Services Committee holds a hearing on the fiscal 2001 defense budget. Defense Secretary William S. Cohen and Gen. Henry H. Shelton, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, testify. Location: 2128 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-4151.
10 a.m. Banking and Financial Services Committee holds a hearing on Holocaust asset matters. Deputy Treasury Secretary Stuart Eizenstat testifies. Location: 2128 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-7502.
10 a.m. Small Business Committee holds a hearing on the "Skilled Workforce Enhancement Act." Location: 2360 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5821.
10 a.m. Ways and Means Committee holds a hearing on President Clinton's fiscal 2001 tax and budget-reduction proposals. Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers testifies. Location: 1100 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3625.
10:30 a.m. Commerce health and the environment and oversight and investigations subcommittees and the House Veterans' Affairs Committee's health subcommittee hold a hearing on a report from the Institute of Medicine on medical errors. Location: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2927 or 202/225-3527.
11 a.m. Resources Committee holds a hearing on the Craig Municipal Equity Act of 1999, followed by an oversight hearing on issues and controversies relating to access across conservation system lands and other public lands in Alaska under the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act. Location: 1324 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2761.
1 p.m. Transportation and Infrastructure, water resources and environment subcommittee holds a hearing on fiscal 2001 budgets and priorities for the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Tennessee Valley Authority. Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-9446.
2 p.m. Commerce telecommunications, trade and consumer protection subcommittee holds a hearing on the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy's anti-drug media campaign. Location: 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2927.

GENERAL AGENDA

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration meeting 9 a.m. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration holds a public meeting to discuss the safety performance of child-restraint systems. Location: Room 2230, 400 Seventh St. SW. Contact: 202/366-9550.
Awards ceremony noon The National Federation of Black Women Business Owners holds a ceremony to present its "Black Woman of Courage Award" to actress Cicely Tyson and its "Man of the Year Award" to Ernest Green, one of the first black students at Central High School, Little Rock, Ark. Rep. Maxine Waters, California Democrat, will receive the "Political Achievement Award." Location: Independence Ballroom, Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 301/868-5410.
Awards luncheon noon The Women's Sports Foundation holds a "One Day Every Day" luncheon to present its "Flo Hyman Memorial Award" to "outstanding female athletes who exemplify the same dignity, spirit and commitment to excellence as the late Olympic volleyball player Flo Hyman." Health and Human Services Secretary Donna E. Shalala participates. Location: Room 325 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/783-5588.
Mideast peace process discussion 12:30 p.m. The Israel Policy Forum hosts Sen. Arlen Specter, Pennsylvania Republican, and Rep. Nita M. Lowey, New York Democrat, who discuss the role of Congress in the Mideast peace process. Location: G-11 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/842-1700.
Child abduction news conference 1:45 p.m. Rep. Nick Lampson, Texas Democrat, holds a news conference on international child abduction. Location: 122 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-6565.
Report release 2 p.m. The American Council on Education holds a news conference to release its new report "Annual Status Report on Minorities in Higher Education." Location: Room B, Conference Center, National Center for Higher Education, 1 Dupont Circle NW. Contact: 202/939-9365.
Cook-Albright media availability 2:45 p.m. The State Department holds a media availability with British Foreign Minister Robin Cook and Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright. Location: 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/647-2492.
Book lecture 6 p.m. The Meridian International Center holds a lecture by Norman Augustine, former chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corp., and Kenneth Adelman, former U.S. ambassador, on their book, "Shakespeare in Charge." Location: 1630 Crescent Place NW. Contact: 202/939-5578 or 202/939-5568.
Home demolition discussion 6:30 p.m. George Washington University's Arab Student Association and the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee hold a discussion on "Home Demolitions: An Impediment to a Just and Lasting Peace." Location: Dorothy Betts Theater, Marvin Center, George Washington University, 800 21st St. NW. Contact: 202/438-7297.
Book discussion 7 p.m. Politics and Prose Bookstore holds a discussion by Catherine Manegold, on her book "In Glory's Shadow: Shannon Faulkner, The Citadel and a Changing America." Location: 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

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