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8:30 a.m. —Bureau of Labor Statisticsreleases the Employment Cost Index for the second quarter. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.
9 a.m. —Federal Energy Regulatory Commissionholds a technical conference on preventing undue discrimination and preference in transmission service. Location: FERC, 888 First St. NE. Contact: 202/502-6196 or 202/502-6540.
9:30 a.m. — Employee Benefits Security Administration holds a hearing regarding the feasibility of the application of computer model investment advice programs for individual retirement accounts and similar types of plans. Location: Labor Department, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Rooms N-4437B, C and D. Contact: 202/693-8540.
No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.
In session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.
9:30 a.m. —Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committeeholds a hearing, “The State of the Securities Markets.” Securities and Exchange Commission Commissioner Christopher Cox testifies. Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 538. Contact: 202/224-7391.
9:30 a.m. —Foreign Relations Committeeholds a hearing, “Safeguarding the Atom: Nuclear Energy and Nonproliferation Challenges.” Witnesses include Sen. Evan Bayh, Indiana Democrat, and Andrew Semmel, acting deputy assistant secretary of state for nuclear nonproliferation policy and negotiations. Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 419. Contact: 202/224-4651.
2:30 p.m. —Energy and Natural Resourcesenergy subcommittee holds a hearing, “Renewable Fuels Infrastructure.” Witnesses include Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota Democrat, and Alexander Karsner, assistant energy secretary for energy efficiency and renewable energy. Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 366. Contact: 202/224-4971.
By Tammy Bruce
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