- The Washington Times - Wednesday, July 26, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Pure Love Alliance rally noon The Pure Love Alliance sponsors a rally to promote pure love and abstinence before marriage. A service project and a training seminar for people interested in teaching youths about the value of staying abstinent before marriage are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Location: Union Station, Columbus Plaza (rally), and Church of the Millennium, 1366 H St. NE (service project and seminar). Contact: 202/526-6990.

Entertainment violence news conference 1 p.m. Members of Congress host a news conference to release "Statement on the Impact of Entertainment Violence on Children" and a public health summit on entertainment violence. Location: 902 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-8950.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

10:35 a.m. Attends a ceremony with Mrs. Clinton celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Ohio Drive and Independence Avenue.

SENATE

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

SENATE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. Energy and Natural Resources Committee holds a hearing on natural gas supply. Location: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4971.

10 a.m. Governmental Affairs Committee holds a hearing on the Public Interest Declassification Act. Location: 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4751.

2 p.m. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee holds a hearing on the first decade of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5375.

2 p.m. Judiciary's administrative oversight and the courts subcommittee holds a hearing on the "Interim Report to the Attorney General Concerning the 1993 Confrontation at the Mount Carmel Complex" (Continuation of the Waco Investigation). Location: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5225.

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's government management, information and technology subcommittee holds hearing on "Computer Security: Cyber Attacks, War Without Borders." Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

10 a.m. Judiciary Committee marks up pending legislation, including the "Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2000." Location: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3951.

2 p.m. Science Committee marks up pending legislation, including the Computer Security Enhancement Act of 1999. Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-6371.

GENERAL AGENDA

Estrada visit all day The Embassy of the Philippines hosts an official working visit by Philippine President Joseph E. Estrada and first lady Luisa Ejercito Estrada.

Highlights 7 p.m. International Forum reception and dinner, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/467-9432 or 202/463-5682.

Legal reform discussion 8 a.m. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosts a Policy Insiders Breakfast discussion on "Legal Reform," including class action, bankruptcy and antitrust legislation. The speaker is Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, Utah Republican, Senate Judiciary Committee chairman. Location: 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.

National Job Corps Association meeting 8 a.m. The National Job Corps Association holds its annual meeting of educators and training professionals. The participants include: Miss America Heather Renee French; Bonnie St. John Deane, Olympic silver medal winner; Gen. Colin Powell, America's Promise chairman; Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman; and John Trigg, Job Corps director. Location: Hyatt Regency Washington, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/942-1567.

Serbia briefing 8:30 p.m. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty holds a briefing on "Is Democratic Change Possible in Serbia?" Branislav Canak, founder and chairman of the Independent Journalists Union of Serbia, participates. Location: Fourth Floor Conference Room, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/457-6949.

Theater missile defense briefing 10 a.m. The Heritage Foundation hosts a Washington Roundtable for the Asia-Pacific Press news briefing on "Theater Missile Defense: How Will It Re-Cast Security and Diplomacy in East Asia?" Location: Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/608-6143.

Camp David summit briefing 10 a.m. The Brookings Institution holds a briefing on "Camp David II: The Summit That Failed." Location: Stein Room, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/797-6105.

Commemoration 11 a.m. The National Council on Disability hosts a commemoration to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and 25th anniversary of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Highlights 11 a.m. National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)-organized march to deliver petitions signed by elected officials to renew commitment to ADA and IDEA from Lafayette Park across the White House to the Capitol, West Front.

6 p.m. Black tie gala organized by American Association of People with Disabilities, Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund and NCIL, Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/272-2008.

Awards luncheon noon The Parents' Day Council holds an awards luncheon to name the National Parents of the Year and the Metro D.C. Parents of the Year. Location: 311 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 301/972-2367.

D.C. Bar luncheon noon The D.C. Bar Association presents a luncheon program on "War Crimes, Hate Crimes and Police Crimes: A Career Prosecuting the Abusers of Power." The speaker is Albert Moskowitz, chief of the criminal section of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division. Location: D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1250 H St. NW, Level B-1. Contact: 202/626-3463.

Biomedical research briefing noon The Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus presents a briefing on "NASA's Biomedical Research on the Space Shuttle Station." Astronauts Dave Williams, Lee Morin and Eugene Trinh and two NASA scientists participate. Location: B-339 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 301/530-7153 or 202/225-4315.

Census briefing noon Census Bureau Director Kenneth Prewitt holds a news briefing to discuss current census operations and quality-control issues. Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 301/457-3691.

Ribbon-cutting ceremony 1 p.m. The Defense Department holds a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the Joint Service Korean War exhibit at the Pentagon. Location: Second Floor, between corridors 6 and 7, adjacent to the Hall of Heroes, Pentagon. Contact: 703/604-0820.

Web-based Education Commission briefing 2:30 p.m. The Web-based Education Commission holds a public briefing to provide an update and status report on its activities. Location: Education Department, Auditorium, 400 Maryland Ave. SW. Contact: 202/219-7058.

LOAD COMMENTS ()

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide