- The Washington Times - Tuesday, August 2, 2005

PRESIDENT BUSH

Signs the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement before departing for Crawford, Texas.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Economic Analysis releases a report on personal income and outlays for June. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue Northwest. Contact: 202/606-9900.

10 a.m. — Census Bureau releases a report on manufacturers’ shipments, inventories and orders for June. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue Northwest. Contact: 202/482-2235.

2:30 p.m. — Treasury Department holds an auction of three- and six-month Treasury bills. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest. Contact: 202/874-9890.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. — Veterans Affairs Department holds a meeting of the advisory committee on environmental hazards. Location: Room C-7B, VA Central Office, 810 Vermont Ave. NW. Contact: 202/273-7210.

8:30 a.m. — Health and Human Services Department holds a meeting of the secretary’s advisory committee on human research protections. Location: Radisson Hotel Old Town Alexandria, 901 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria. Contact: 240/453-6900.

8:30 a.m. — U.S. Coast Guard holds a meeting of the Merchant Marine personnel advisory committee. Location: Room 1303, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second St. SW. Contact: 202/267-6890.

8:30 a.m. — Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting of the advisory committee on nuclear waste. Location: Room T-2B3, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 2 White Flint N., 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-6805.

Noon — Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of the endocrine disruptor methods validation advisory committee. Location: Suite 275, 1255 23rd St. NW. Contact: 202/564-8476.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

On recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

No committee meetings are scheduled.

HOUSE

On recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

No committee meetings are scheduled.

GENERAL AGENDA

Conservative student conference — all day — Young America’s Foundation holds its 27th annual National Conservative Student Conference. Events begin at 9 a.m.

Highlight — 4 p.m. — Actor Ben Stein delivers remarks.

Location: Cafritz Conference Center, George Washington University, 800 21st St. NW. Contact: 800/872-1776.

Darfur vigil — all day — Catholic Workers holds a vigil and fast to call for an end to genocide in Darfur. Events begin at 9 a.m. Location: Embassy of Sudan, 2210 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 508/753-3588.

Roberts records release — 9 a.m. — National Archives releases Justice Department records titled “John G. Roberts Jr. MISC.” The file comprises approximately 350 pages and includes memorandums and other materials sent from John Roberts to the attorney general’s office. Location: National Archives College Park Facility, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park. Contact: 202/501-5526 or 301/837-1700.

Foreign policy discussion — 9:30 a.m. — The 9/11 Public Discourse Project holds a discussion, “Foreign Policy: Afghanistan, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia,” as part of its series, “The 9/11 Commission Report: The Unfinished Agenda.” Participants include A. Elizabeth Jones, former assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs; Dennis Ross, former special Middle East coordinator; Steve Coll, author of “Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001”; and Lee Hamilton, vice chairman of Public Discourse and former vice chairman of the September 11 commission. Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/236-4978 or 202/776- 9085.

Back to school — 10 a.m. — Covering Kids and Families holds a press conference to introduce its back-to-school campaign. Participants include Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona; D.C. Mayor Anthony A. Williams; Risa Lavizzo-Mourey of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Sarah Shuptrine of the Southern Institute on Children and Families; Freddy Adu and Jamie Moreno of D.C. United; musician Willie Colon; gospel duo Mary Mary; and musician Benny Cassette. Location: Kennedy Recreation Center, Seventh and P streets Northwest. Contact: 202/745-5109.

Hurricane season outlook — 10 a.m. — National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration holds a press conference on its 2005 Atlantic hurricane season outlook. Participants include David Johnson of the National Weather Service, Gerry Bell of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction, and Max Mayfield of the National Hurricane Center. Location: Conference Rooms, National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/482-1097 or 202/494-6515.

Climate change — noon — George C. Marshall Foundation holds a discussion, “Climate Change Policy After the G-8 Summit.” Participants include Roger Bate of the American Enterprise Institute, Lee Lane of the Climate Policy Center, and Marlo Lewis of the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G-11. Contact: 202/296-9714.

O’Malley speech — 12:30 p.m. — National Press Club holds a luncheon address by Baltimore Mayor Martin O’Malley, who discusses the nation’s challenges and opportunities in protecting cities from terrorist attacks. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/662-7501.

Garden concert — 5 p.m. — U.S. Botanic Gardens holds a “Music in the Garden” concert as part of its “Evening in the Garden” series. Location: U.S. Botanic Gardens, 100 Maryland Ave. SE. Contact: 202/226-4082.

Film screening — 7 p.m. — Library of Congress holds a screening of “The Mask of Dimitrios.” Location: Madison Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave. SE. Contact: 202/707-5677.

• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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