- The Washington Times - Tuesday, January 10, 2006

TODAY’S HEADLINERS

Policy speech — 12:30 p.m. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce holds a discussion with White House Chief of Staff Andrew H. Card Jr. on the Bush administration’s priorities for this year, and how the domestic agenda might affect the business community. Location: 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.

Report release — 12:30 p.m. — The Worldwatch Institute holds a press conference to release its “State of the World 2006” report. There will be a special focus on India and China. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/452-1999.

PRESIDENT BUSH

Signs the U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement at the White House; delivers remarks on the war on terrorism at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

1 p.m. — Energy Information Administration releases its weekly report on residential and wholesale heating oil and propane prices. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

9 a.m. — Transportation Security Administration holds a meeting of the Aviation Security Advisory Committee. Location: Residence Inn by Marriott Pentagon City, 550 Army Navy Drive, Arlington. Contact: 571/227-2980.

SUPREME COURT

Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m., one hour per case.

Docket No. 04-944: Arbaugh v. Y & H Corp.

Docket No. 04-8990: House v. Bell.

Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Not in session. The Senate will reconvene at 10 a.m. next Wednesday. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. — Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. Location: Hart Senate Office Building, Room 216. Contact: 202/224-5225.

HOUSE

Not in session. The House will reconvene at noon Jan. 31. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Juvenile justice conference — all day — The Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention hold their first national conference, “Building on Success: Providing Today’s Youth With Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow.” Events begin at 8:30 a.m.

Highlights — 1:30 p.m. — “Youth and Marijuana: Community Action for Prevention,” by Robert Denniston of the Office of National Drug Control Policy

6 p.m. — Acting Deputy Attorney General Paul McNulty opens a town-hall-style meeting on youth gangs, “Building Resiliency: Alternatives to Gangs”

Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/307-0703 or 202/514-2007.

Navy symposium — all day — The Surface Navy Association holds its 18th national symposium. Events begin at 7 a.m.

Highlight — 9 a.m. — Rep. Randy J. Forbes, Virginia Republican, “View from Capitol Hill”

Location: Hyatt Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 703/960-6800.

American Astronomical Society meeting — all day — The American Astronomical Society holds its national meeting. Events begin at 7:30 a.m.

Highlights — 8:30 a.m. — “NSF’s Role in the Future of Astronomy” by Michael Turner of the National Science Foundation

4:30 p.m. — “Rossi Prize: Supernova Gamma-Ray Burst Connection” by Stan Woosley of the University of California at Santa Cruz

Location: Wardman Park Marriott Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/328-2010.

Minority health — 8 a.m. — The Health and Human Services Department’s Office of Minority Health hosts a national leadership summit, “Embracing a Common Destination: Improving Health Outcomes for All Americans.” Christina Beato, acting assistant secretary for health, delivers closing remarks. Location: Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/690-6343.

Green health care workshop — 8:30 a.m. — The National Academies’ Institute of Medicine holds a workshop, “Green Health Care Institutions: Health, Environment and Economics.” Location: National Academies’ Keck Center, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2352.

Transdniester conflict — 9 a.m. — Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty holds a discussion, “Prospects for Settling the Transdniester Conflict.” Participants include Nicolae Corlateanu of the Maldovan Reintegration Ministry, Stefan Gligor of the Maldovan parliament, and Stela Jantuan of the Maldovan Analysis and Prognosis Service. Location: RFE/RL, fourth-floor conference room, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/457-6949.

Medicare forum — 9 a.m. — The Health and Human Services Department holds a forum to solicit recommendations for health conditions to be reviewed under Section 1013 of the Medicare Modernization Act. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 301/427-1922.

Nanotechnology report — 10 a.m. — The Project on Emerging Nanotechnology holds a discussion on a government oversight report on nanotechnology. Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/326-1821.

Gun violence — 10 a.m. — Reaching out to Others Together holds a press conference on gun violence. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/332-7668.

Money laundering briefing — 10:45 a.m. — The Treasury Department holds a press briefing on the release of the first governmentwide analysis of money laundering trends and vulnerabilities in the United States. Location: Cash Room, Treasury Department, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/528-9086.

Children’s literature — noon — The Library of Congress holds a discussion with Jacqueline Coleburn of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division on children’s literature in the 18th and 19th centuries. Location: Library of Congress, Jefferson Building, 10 First St. SE. Contact: 202/707-9203.

Israeli elections — 12:30 p.m. — Americans for Peace Now holds a discussion, “Israeli Elections 2006: Politics, Poverty, Peace and the Social Divide.” Location: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2200. Contact: 202/728-1893.

Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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