- The Washington Times - Monday, January 22, 2007

PRESIDENT BUSH

To be announced.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

3 p.m. National Agricultural Statistics Servicereleases reports on catfish feed deliveries, catfish processing, and chickens and eggs. Location: 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 800/727-9540.

4 p.m. —Energy Information Administrationreleases its weekly on-highway diesel prices report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

9 a.m. Election Assistance Commissionholds a meeting of the board of advisers, receives updates on EAC projects and activities, and discusses other matters pertaining to the administration of federal elections. Location: Four Points Sheraton, 1201 K St. NW. Contact: 202/566-3100.

9:15 a.m. —Inter-American Foundation Board holds a meeting to consider the president’s report and a program update. Location: 901 N. Stuart St., 10th floor, Arlington. Contact: 703/306-4320.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Meets at 1 p.m. for legislative business and at 2 p.m. to consider the minimum wage bill. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Meets at 12:30 p.m. for debate and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEE

6 p.m. Ways and Meanshealth subcommittee holds a meeting to organize for the 110th Congress. Location: 1100 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3625.

GENERAL AGENDA

March for Life events — all day — Pro-life activists from across the nation gather for the annual day of protest to commemorate the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which decriminalized abortion in all 50 states. Related events include the American Life League’s Rock for Life holding its annual training weekend. Locations as noted.

Highlights — Noon — Rally on the Mall, between Seventh and Fourth streets Northwest.

1 p.m. — March for Life begins, from the Mall, up Constitution Avenue Northwest to the Supreme Court, 1 First Ave. NE.

4:30 p.m. — The Silent No More pro-life speak-out and rally, outside Supreme Court.

5:30 p.m. — Rock for Life visibility outside a Planned Parenthood fundraiser, Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar, 233 Pennsylvania Ave. SE.

6 p.m. — 25th Annual March for Life Rose Dinner, Hyatt Regency, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW.

Contacts: 202/543-3377 (March for Life Fund) and 540/903-9572 (Rock for Life).

Blogs4Life conference — all day The Family Research Council holds its second annual Blogs4Life conference of pro-life bloggers. Events begin at 9 a.m.

9 a.m. — Sen. Sam Brownback, Kansas Republican; and Rep. Duncan Hunter, California Republican, deliver remarks.

2 p.m. —Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor for National Review Online and author of “Party of Death.”

Location: FRC, 801 G St. NW. Contact: 202/393-2100.

Space security 8:30 a.m. The George C. Marshall Institute holds a forum on national security in space with John Sheldon of the Air Force School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Peter Hays of Science Applications International Corp., Baker Spring of Heritage Foundation and others. Location: Capitol Hill Club, 300 First St. SE. Contact: 202-296-9655.

Taiwan discussion — 9 a.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion, “Constitutional Change in Taiwan: Provocation or Democratic Consolidation?” Wen-cheng Lin of the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy and John Tkacik of the Heritage Foundation participate. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

Federal budget 9:30 a.m. The National Press Foundation, the Center on Congress at Indiana University and the Regional Reporters Association host a free seminar for journalists, “Covering the Federal Budget in a Democratic Congress.” Lee H. Hamilton, director of the Center on Congress, former U.S. representative and president of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (WWC), will host the program. Location: WWC, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-7285.

Farm, food policies — 9:30 a.m. Farm and Food Policy Project holds a press conference on the New Farm Bill Coalition, an alliance of agriculture, anti-hunger, faith-based, public health, rural and conservation groups calling for a “new generation of farm and food policies to address the nation’s most pressing challenges.” Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest, First Amendment Room. Contact:202/464-4015.

Israeli-Palestinian peace — 10 a.m. The Campaign for American Leadership in the Middle East holds a press conference on the importance of U.S. leadership in achieving Israeli-Palestinian peace. Former Defense Secretary William Cohen participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/689-7887.

Awards ceremony — 10:40 a.m. First lady Laura Bush delivers remarks at the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities Coming Up Taller Awards Ceremony. Location: White House, East Room. Contact: 202/456-6313.

Greenhouse gas — 11:30 a.m. U.S. Climate Action Partnership holds a press conference to call for “swift federal action” on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and speeding the adoption of climate-friendly technology. Alain Belda, chairman and chief executive officer of Alcoa Inc., and Peter A. Darbee, chairman, CEO and president of PG&E; Corp., participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/585-2041.

NOW rally — 5 p.m. The National Organization for Women holds a rally to commemorate the 34th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision. Location: Outside the U.S. Supreme Court, 1 First St. NE. Contact: 202/628-8669.

Syrian discussion — 6:30 p.m. The World Affairs Council of Washington, D.C., holds a discussion with Syrian Ambassador Imad Moustapha. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/293-1051.

• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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