- The Washington Times - Thursday, June 7, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
"Compassionate conservatives" seminar — 4 p.m. — The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents a seminar, "Are We All 'Compassionate Conservatives Now?" The participants include Rep. David E. Bonior, Michigan Democrat; and Douglas Besharov, Karlyn Bowman, Christopher DeMuth and William Galston, American Enterprise Institute. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Judge Sauls tribute — 6 p.m. — Judicial Watch presents a reception and dinner as a tribute to N. Sanders Sauls, the Florida Circuit Court judge who presided over historic 2000 presidential-election trials. Catherine Crier, host of Court TVs "Catherine Crier Live," is the master of ceremonies. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/646-5172.


PRESIDENT BUSH
9:50 a.m. — Signs the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, South Lawn of the White House.
1:20 p.m. — Addresses the fourth annual Summit on Fatherhood, Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW.
2:30 p.m. —Hosts a visit to the White House by the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens, East Room.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
3 p.m. — Federal Reserve Board releases its report on consumer installment credit for April. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
9:30 a.m. — National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, national advisory council, meets. Location: Rooms E1 and E2, Natcher Conference Center, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda. Contact: 301/443-4376.

SENATE COMMITTEES
9:30 a.m. — Armed Services Committee holds a hearing on pending nominations, including that of Susan Morrisey Livingstone to be undersecretary of the Navy. Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3871.
10 a.m. — Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee holds a hearing to examine mental-health parity. Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5375.

HOUSE COMMITTEES
9:30 a.m. — Judiciary Constitution subcommittee holds an oversight hearing, "The Constitutional Role of Faith-Based Organizations in Competition for Federal Social Service Funds." Location: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3951.
9:30 a.m. — Resources fisheries conservation, wildlife and oceans subcommittee holds a hearing on legislation to ensure the safety of recreational fishermen and other people who use motor vehicles to reach beaches adjacent to the Brigantine Wilderness Area in the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, N.J., and "The Fisheries Conservation Act of 2001." Location: 1324 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2761.
9:30 a.m. — Veterans Affairs benefits subcommittee holds a hearing on the "21st Century Montgomery G.I. Bill Enhancement Act," and on the General Accounting Office report "Veterans Employment and Training Service, Proposed Performance Measurement System Improved, But Further Changes Needed." Veterans Affairs Secretary Anthony J. Principi testifies. Location: 334 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-9164.
10 a.m. — International Relations Committee holds a hearing on the U.S. Agency for International Developments fight against AIDS. Location: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5021.
10 a.m. — Science, research subcommittee marks up the National Science Education Act and the National Mathematics and Science Partnership Act. Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-6371.

GENERAL AGENDA
Congressional Gold Medal ceremony — 2 p.m. — Congress hosts a ceremony to present a Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Charles Schulz, the creator of the "Peanuts" comic strip. The participants include Sens. Trent Lott, Mississippi Republican, and Robert C. Byrd, West Virginia Democrat; Rep. J. Dennis Hastert, Illinois Republican; and Jean Schulz, wife of Charles Schulz, and his children, Monte, Jill and Amy. Location: Capitol, Rotunda. Contact: 202/224-9629 or 202/225-3311.

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