- The Washington Times - Monday, May 8, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Clinton law license 10 a.m. Southeastern Legal Foundation holds a news conference to discuss its rebuttal to President Clinton's response to SLF's ethics complaint filed with the Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Professional Conduct. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 800/536-5920.

Youth awards ceremony 12:45 p.m. Prudential Spirit of Community Awards holds an awards ceremony honoring the nation's top 10 youth volunteers for 2000. Sens. Byron L. Dorgan, North Dakota Democrat, and Susan M. Collins, Maine Republican, participate. Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 973/802-2559.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

6:45 p.m. Presents the Commander in Chief Award to the U.S. Air Force Academy football team, coaching staff and academy representatives, Rose Garden, White House.

VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE

Travels to New York City.

SENATE

In session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Meets at 12:30 p.m. for morning hour and at 2 p.m. for legislative business. Votes postponed until 6 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

5 p.m. House Appropriations Committee's Transportation and Related Agencies Subcommittee markup of fiscal 2001 transportation appropriations. Location: 2358 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2771.

GENERAL AGENDA

Business summit all day House Democratic Caucus sponsors a Congressional Business Summit on "Partnerships for a Growing America."
Highlights 8:30 a.m. House Minority Leader Richard A. Gephardt, Missouri Democrat; welcoming remarks.
10:30 a.m. Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers
Location: 2263 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-0100.
Leadership conference all day Anti-Defamation League holds its "Annual National Leadership Conference."
Highlights 8 a.m. Israeli Ambassador David Ivri, "The Middle East Peace Process: Status Report."
Noon Louis J. Freeh, FBI director, "Domestic Terrorism: Five Years After Oklahoma City, Where Does America Stand in the Fight to Prevent Hate Violence?"
Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 212/885-7747.
Finance seminar 7:30 a.m. Odin, Feldman & Pittleman PC holds a seminar on "Raising Venture Capital Financing: The Do's and Don't's." Location: Tower Club, Suite 1700, 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Vienna. Contact: 703/218-2348.
Digital government conference 8 a.m. Digital Government Institute presents "FEDWEB 2000." Location: National Institutes of Health, Building 45, Natcher Conference Center, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda. Contact: 301/320-4397.
Science Bowl Championship 8:30 a.m. Energy Department sponsors the 10th Anniversary National Science Bowl championships. Energy Secretary Bill Richardson participates. Location: National 4-H Center, Auditorium, 7100 Connecticut Ave., Chevy Chase. Contact: 202/586-5806.
Consumer bankers' conference 8:45 a.m. Consumer Bankers Association holds the 2000 Community Reinvestment Act Conference. Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers participates. Location: Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 1250 S. Hayes St., Pentagon City. Contact: 703/276-3879.
Academic competition 9:30 a.m. Center for Civic Education holds a championship round in academic competition on the U.S. Constitution.
Highlights 9:30 a.m. championship round, G-11 Dirksen Senate Office Building.
7 p.m. Awards banquet, Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW.
Contact: 202/861-8800.
World Bank meeting 10 a.m. The World Bank hosts a meeting with Costa Rican President Miguel Angel Rodriguez. Location: WB, 1818 H St. NW. Contact: 202/458-8741.
Holocaust exhibit 10 a.m. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum presents the opening of the exhibition "Flight and Rescue," which chronicles the story of how more than 1,000 people escaped from Nazi Europe during World War II through amazing diplomatic arrangements. Location: USHMM, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW. Contact: 202/488-0400.
Health news conference 10 a.m. Alliance for Nuclear Accountability holds a news conference to unveil a health care agenda for nuclear plant neighbors at risk from radioactive and toxic contamination from U.S. nuclear weapons facilities. Location: Capitol, Room SC-6. Contact: 202/543-0251.
Arts festival 10 a.m. WVSA Arts Connection sponsors the WVSA annual arts festival for D.C. school children. Location: 1100 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/296-9100.
Government computer forum 10:30 a.m. Government Computer News and Federal Sources Inc. hold a Government Computer News Forum. Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 301/650-2209.
Youth voting news conference 11 a.m. YouthVote.Net holds a news conference to announce the launch of its youth "e-vote" first national on-line vote for president. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/785-5920.
Exhibit media preview 11 a.m. Library of Congress holds a media preview of the Bob Hope Gallery of American Entertainment, a new permanent exhibition at the LOC. Location: LOC, Thomas Jefferson Building, LJG19, First Street and Independence Avenue SE. Contact: 202/707-9189.
Bar luncheon program noon District of Columbia Bar Association holds a seminar on "Update on Hybrid Entities, Including Discussion of Recently Issued Check the Box Regulations." Location: D.C. Bar Conference Center, Level B-1, 1250 H St. NW. Contact: 202/626-3463.
Health lecture noon National Institutes of Health holds a lecture on "A Robust Potential for Axon Regeneration Exists in the Damaged Adult Mammalian Central Nervous System: Fact or Fantasy?" Location: NIH, Building 10, Lipsett Amphitheater, Bethesda. Contact: 301/435-2232.
Film noon National Archives presents a screening of the film "The True Glory." Location: National Archives, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park. Contact: 301/713-6000.
Medical errors discussion 12:30 p.m. Alliance for Health Reform holds a panel discussion on "Medical Errors: The Sound and the Fury And the Hope." Location: 902 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/466-5626.
Paycheck Fairness discussion 12:30 p.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a panel discussion on "The Fraud of Equal Pay Day," about the Equal Pay Day and the push for the passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act and the Fair Pay Act, two bills that would require the government to set wage guidelines for women and how these proposed solutions would be harmful to both working women and the U.S. economy. Location: AEI, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-4871.
Smithsonian news conference 2 p.m. Smithsonian Institution holds a news conference following the Smithsonian Board of Regents meeting. Location: Smithsonian Institution Building (the Castle), 1000 Jefferson Drive SW. Contact: 202/357-2627.
Legislation news briefing 2 p.m. Competitive Enterprise Institute holds a news briefing on the Young-Miller-Tauzin bill. Participants include Rep. Helen Chenoweth-Hage, Idaho Republican. Location: 2159 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/331-1010.
Honorary degree ceremony 2 p.m. Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences presents an honorary degree to Defense Secretary William S. Cohen. Location: USUHS, Courtyard Amphitheater, Bethesda. Contact: 301/2950-1219.
Malaria lecture 4 p.m. National Institutes of Health holds a lecture on "Roll Back Malaria: Is It Doable?" Location: NIH, Building 1, Wilson Hall, Bethesda. Contact: 301/435-8599.
Banquet 7 p.m. National Organization for Rare Disorders holds its 17th annual banquet to honor individuals and companies that have made a difference in the lives of people with rare diseases. Honorees include Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, Utah Republican; Rep. Charlie Norwood, Georgia Republican; Rep. John D. Dingell, Michigan Democrat; and Rep. Henry A. Waxman, California Democrat. Location: Capital Hilton Hotel, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 203/746-6518.

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