- The Washington Times - Wednesday, June 20, 2007

PRESIDENT BUSH

Participates in a group photo and meets with the Caribbean Community heads of government at the State Department, 2201 C St. NW.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

3 p.m. National Agricultural Statistics Service releases the broiler-hatchery report. Location: 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 800/727-9540.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. Internal Revenue Serviceholds a meeting of the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee to receive remarks from the director of Electronic Tax Administration and review the draft 2007 report to Congress. Location: IRS, 1111 Constitution Ave. NW, Room 3313. Contact: 202/283-2178.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

In session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. Judiciary Committeeholds a hearing, “Rising Violent Crime in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.” Sens. Mary L. Landrieu, Louisiana Democrat, and David Vitter, Louisiana Republican, testify. Location: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7703.

10 a.m. Rules and Administration Committeeholds a hearing on the Fair Elections Now Act. Sens. Richard J. Durbin, Illinois Democrat, and Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, testify. Location: 301 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-6352.

HOUSE

Meets at 10 a.m. to consider the fiscal 2008 State Department, foreign operations and related programs appropriations bill. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. Foreign AffairsAfrica and global health subcommittee holds a hearing, “World Refugee Day: Addressing the Needs of African Refugees.” Location: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5021.

10 a.m. Small Businesscontracting and technology subcommittee holds a hearing, “Meeting the Work Force Demands of Small Bio-Energy Businesses.” Sen. Tom Harkin, Iowa Democrat, testifies. Location: 2360 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5821.

GENERAL AGENDA

Take Back America — 8 a.m. The Campaign for America’s Future holds its 2007 Take Back America Conference.

Highlights — 8 a.m. — Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Democrat and 2008 presidential candidate

9:15 a.m. — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat

1:30 p.m. Howard Dean, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and Anna Burger, Change to Win, deliver remarks during the closing rally, “Building a New Majority for Real Change.”

Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. Contact: 202/955-5665.

World refugee day — 1 p.m. The State Department and the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University hold a discussion on the commemoration of World Refugee Day and “Opening Doors, Restoring Hope: The U.S. Refugee Admissions Program.” Location: GW, 1957 E St. NW, sixth floor, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602. Contact: 202/994-6460.

Discussion — 3 p.m. Judicial Watch holds a discussion, “The Security and Prosperity Partnership: Threat or Opportunity?” Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest, Murrow Room. Contact: 202/646-5188.

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