- The Washington Times - Sunday, April 30, 2006

TODAY’S HEADLINERS

Immigration — 10 a.m. Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting holds a press conference with members of You Don’t Speak for Me, a group of Hispanic Americans who support strong border security and oppose illegal immigration and amnesty. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 310/821-4283.

Film screening — 7 p.m. —Georgetown University holds a screening of “Unbroken Will,” the story of Leopold Engleitner, a Holocaust survivor born in 1905, who will hold a discussion after the film. Location: Georgetown University, 37th and O streets Northwest. Contact: 202/687-4328.

PRESIDENT BUSH

1:15 p.m. — Delivers remarks to the American Hospital Association conference at the Washington Hilton & Towers.

VICE PRESIDENT

12:10 p.m. — Delivers remarks at a World Affairs Council of Philadelphia luncheon honoring professor Bernard Lewis, a specialist in the history of Islam and the interaction between Islam and the West, at the Park Hyatt Philadelphia at the Bellevue.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Economic Analysis releases reports on personal income and outlays for March. Location: 1401 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8:30 a.m. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality holds a meeting of the Citizens’ Health Care Working Group. Location: Courtyard by Marriott, 1900 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 301/443-1514.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Meets at 2 p.m. to resume consideration of the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

2:30 p.m. — Energy and Natural Resources Committee holds a hearing on industrial gasification and the implementation of the provisions of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Witnesses include Energy Undersecretary David Garman and J. Brian Ferguson of Eastman Chemical Co. in Kingsport, Tenn. Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 366. Contact: 202/224-4971.

HOUSE

Meets at noon in a pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Conference — all day — The American Hospital Association holds its annual meeting. Events begin at 8 a.m.

Highlight — 2:30 p.m. — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Georgia Republican, “Federal Forum Plenary Session”

Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/626-2963.

Competition — all day The Center for Civic Education and the Education Department host the 19th annual “We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution” national competition.” Events begin at 9:30 a.m.

Highlights — 9:30 a.m. Final round of competition begins, Russell Senate Office Building, Room 385

7 p.m. — Awards banquet and announcement of national champion, Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert St. NW.

Location: As noted above. Contact: 202/667-0901.

Charter schools — 8:30 a.m. The Education Department opens National Charter Schools Week. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings participates. Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/401-1576.

Work safety — 10 a.m. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the American Society of Safety Engineers hold a press conference to kick off North American Occupational Safety and Health Week. Participants include Edwin Foulke Jr. of OSHA, Jack Dobson Jr. of ASSE and Rose McMurray of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Location: Labor Department, 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 847/699-2929.

Women’s event —12:30 p.m. The National Democratic Institute holds an event to honor the Mostar Women’s Citizen Initiative of Bosnia-Herzegovina with the Madeleine K. Albright Grant. Participants include Madeleine K. Albright, former secretary of state, and Christiane Amanpour of CNN. Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/728-5527.

Energy dialogue — 1 p.m. The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds its third annual U.S.-Saudi Energy Dialogue. Participants include Ali Al-Naimi, Saudi minister of petroleum and mineral resources; Abdullah Jum’ah of Saudi Aramco; and Rex Tillerson of Exxon Mobil Corp. Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.

Social Security — 3 p.m. Treasury Secretary John W. Snow hosts a press conference with the Social Security and Medicare trustees to release the Social Security and Medicare Trustees Reports. Participants include Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao, Health and Human Services Secretary Michael O. Leavitt, Social Security Commissioner Jo Anne B. Barnhart, and public trustees John L. Palmer and Thomas R. Saving. Location: Treasury Department, media Room, 4121, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/622-2960.

Sustainable development — 3:30 p.m. The World Bank holds a discussion, “The Road to 2050: Sustainable Development in the 21st Century.” Participants include Mary Robinson of Realizing Rights, Geoff Heal of the Columbia Business School, and the Rev. Richard Cizik of the National Association of Evangelicals. Location: World Bank, 1818 H St. NW, Preston Auditorium. Contact: 202/458-2841.

Social Security— 4 p.m. —The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities holds a conference-call briefing on the Social Security and Medicare trustees reports. Participants include Marilyn Moon, former public trustee of Social Security; Kenneth Apfel, former commissioner of the Social Security Administration; and Jason Furman of CBPP. Contact: 202/408-1080.

Voting discussion — 4:30 p.m. Georgetown University holds a discussion, “Nonprofit Voter Engagement Initiatives: Expanding the Electorate, Inspiring Participation.” Participants include Nan Aron of the Alliance for Justice, Marcia Avner of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits and Deepak Bhargava of the Center for Community Change. Location: Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.

Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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