- The Washington Times - Tuesday, July 10, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Campaign finance reform news conference 11 a.m. Members of Congress, including Rep. Christopher Shays, Connecticut Republican, and Sens. John McCain, Arizona Republican, and Russell D. Feingold, Wisconsin Democrat, discuss campaign finance reform. Location: Capitol, Senate Swamp. Contact: 202/225-5541.
Cities discussion 12:30 p.m. Marc Morial, mayor of New Orleans and president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, addresses a National Press Club Newsmaker luncheon, discussing the comeback story of America's cities and announcing a "Competitive Cities" tour dramatizing the renaissance of the cities demonstrated in the 2000 Census. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.

PRESIDENT BUSH
10:45 a.m. — Participates in an naturalization ceremony, Ellis Island.
4:15 p.m. —Participates in a ceremony honoring the memory of Cardinal John O'Connor, St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York, N.Y.
VICE PRESIDENT
Noon — Addresses a Presidential Classroom Future World Leaders Program on "The Role of the Vice President in International Relations," 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building.
FEDERAL AGENCIES
10 a.m. — Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation board of directors meet in open session to discuss the inter-agency proposal on the Community Reinvestment Act. Location: Sixth Floor Board Room, 550 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/898-6992.
SENATE
Not immediately available. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.
SENATE COMMITTEES
9:30 a.m. —Armed Services Committee holds hearing on proposed legislation authorizing funds for fiscal 2002 for the Defense Department and the Future Years Defense Program, focusing on the fiscal 2002 budget amendment. Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3871.
9:30 a.m. —Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee holds hearing on climate change technology and policy options. Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5115.
10 a.m. —Finance Committee holds hearing on the role of tax incentives in energy policy. Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5315.
HOUSE
Meets at 2 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.
HOUSE COMMITTEES
10 a.m. —Veterans' Affairs, benefits subcommittee holds hearing on pending legislation, including a bill to add Type 2 diabetes to the list of diseases presumed to be service-connected for veterans exposed to certain herbicide agents and the Gulf War Undiagnosed Illness Act of 2001. Location: 334 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-9164.
2 p.m. —Government Reform, national security, veterans affairs and international relations subcommittee holds oversight hearing on "Biological Weapons Convention Protocol: Status and Implications." Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.
2 p.m. —Ways and Means, trade subcommittee holds hearing on renewal of Normal Trade Relations with China. Location: B-318 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3625.
GENERAL AGENDA
Bioterrorism summit —all day —The National Governor's Association and the National Emergency Management Association hold an executive-level policy summit on the challenges and decisionmaking difficulties confronted in detecting and identifying a public health emergency of a bioterrorism nature. Attorney General John Ashcroft speaks at 9:15 a.m. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/624-5334.
Sanctions policy discussion —9 a.m. —The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts a discussion on "U.S. Sanctions Policy: The Iran-Libya Sanctions Act and Beyond." Location: 2255 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/775-3242.

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