- The Washington Times - Tuesday, June 6, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Russia seminar 8:30 a.m. The Hudson Institute holds a seminar on "Russia: Its Place in the 21st Century and the Implications for the United States" with James Woolsey, former director of the CIA. Location: Senate Governmental Affairs Committee Hearing Room SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2420.

Social Security briefing 9:30 a.m. The Century Foundation holds an issue briefing on Social Security and the Bush reform proposals. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 212/535-7434.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

Time to be announced Hosts a working visit with King Abdullah II of Jordan at the White House.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases report on productivity and costs for first quarter 2000. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

SENATE

Meets at 10 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. Joint Economic Committee conducts high technology summit "Removing Barriers to the New Economy." Witnesses include Andy Grove, Intel Corporation chairman, and Bill Gates, Microsoft Corp. chairman and chief software architect. Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5171.

10 a.m. Environment and Public Works Committee holds hearing on a bill to direct the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish an 11th region, composed solely of the state of Alaska. Location: 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-6176.

11 a.m. Judiciary's administrative oversight and the courts subcommittee holds a hearing on the Justice Department's 1996 campaign finance investigations. Location: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5225.

HOUSE

Meets at 10:30 a.m. for morning hour, and at 12:30 p.m. for legislative business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. Government Reform's national security, veterans affairs, and international relations subcommittee holds hearing to discuss the status of the World War II Memorial. Bob Dole, former senator and World War II Memorial Campaign national chairman, testifies. Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

1 p.m. Government Reform Committee holds hearing on the Justice Department's implementation of the Independent Counsel Act in the campaign fund-raising investigation. Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

GENERAL AGENDA

Glickman speech 8 a.m. Women Involved in Farm Economics holds a legislative breakfast featuring an address by Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman. Location: 338 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/720-4623.

Scientific conference 8:15 a.m. The General Motors Cancer Research Foundation holds its 2000 Annual Scientific Conference, "Genomics and Cancer." Location: Building 10, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda. Contact: 202/261-2885.

Health care issues forum 8:30 a.m. The National Health Council and the Health Care Quality Alliance holds a forum on health care issues and the 2000 presidential campaign. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/955-3535 or 202/785-3910.

Turkey briefing 10 a.m. The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe hosts a briefing on the political atmosphere in Turkey. The participants include mayors Emrullah Cin of Viransebir, Turkey, and Sahabettin Ozaslener of Van, Turkey. Location: 2255 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-1901.

Washington2Washington program announcement 10:45 a.m. Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates announces the Washington2Washington program at the site of Washington's new SEED public charter school. D.C. Mayor Anthony A. Williams and Education Secretary Richard W. Riley participate. Location: 4301 C St. SE. Contact: 202/401-3026 or 202/739-0218.

Teens discussion noon The Urban Institute holds a panel discussion on a new report titled "Taking Risks and Playing It Safe: A New Portrait of Teens Today." Location: Fifth Floor, 2100 M St. NW. Contact: 202/261-5709.

KIDS 'N CARS news conference 12:15 p.m. KIDS 'N CARS holds a news conference to announce a nationwide campaign supported by General Mills to alert parents and care givers to the dangers of leaving children unattended in motor vehicles. Location: East Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/588-7742.

King Abdullah visit 3 p.m. King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan visit Congress.

Highlights 4:45 p.m. House International Relations Committee meeting, Capitol, Room H-130, U.S. Capitol

5:30 p.m. Meeting with House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert, Illinois Republican, Capitol, Room H-230. Contact: 202/225-5021 or 202/225-0600.

Book Rap 6:30 p.m. The National Press Club holds a Book Rap featuring James Perry, author of "A Bohemian Brigade: The Civil War Correspondents." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.

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