- The Washington Times - Sunday, August 7, 2005

PRESIDENT BUSH

Signs the Energy Policy Act of 2005 at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

2 p.m. — Treasury Department releases its weekly three- and six-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest. Contact: 202/874-9890.

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.

SUPREME COURT

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

FEDERAL AGENCIES

4 p.m. — Internal Revenue Service holds a meeting by teleconference of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s ad hoc committee on alleviating the burden for individuals and recommending systemic changes in the agency. Contact and dial-in information: 888/912-1227.

GENERAL AGENDA

Health care report — 9 a.m. — The National Association of Community Health Centers holds a press conference to release its national health care report, “Safety Net on the Edge.” Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/296-1890.

Canoe building — 11 a.m. — The National Museum of the American Indian holds a demonstration of the Penobscot people of Maine’s birchbark canoe building, with Patrick Almenas of the Penobscot Indian Nation. Location: Potomac Auditorium, National Museum of the American Indian, Fourth Street and Independence Avenue Southwest. Contact: 202/633-1000.

Roberts ad — 11:30 a.m. — NARAL Pro-Choice America holds a press conference to debut a national television ad that will urge Americans to oppose President Bush’s nomination of Judge John G. Roberts Jr. to the Supreme Court. Participants include: Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America; Emily Lyons, survivor of a clinic bombing and advocate of reproductive rights; and Blake Cornish, legal director of NARAL Pro-Choice America. Location: NARAL Pro-Choice America, 1156 15th St. NW. Contact: 202/973-3032.

Saudi Arabia discussion — noon — The Middle East Institute holds a discussion, “Abdullah’s Kingdom: Saudi Arabia After King Fahd,” with Thomas Lippman of the Middle East Institute. Location: Boardman Room, MEI, 1761 N St. NW. Contact: 202/785-1141.

• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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