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Meets at 10 a.m. for legislative business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


10 a.m. Natural Resourcesnational parks, forests and public lands subcommittee holds a hearing on “Management by Exclusion: The Forest Service Use of Categorical Exclusions From NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act).” Agriculture Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment Mark Rey and Robin Nazzaro, director of natural resources and environment at the Government Accountability Office, testify. Location: 1334 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-6065.

10 a.m. Science and Technologyspace and aeronautics subcommittee holds a hearing on “NASA’s Earth Science and Applications Programs: Fiscal Year 2008 Budget Request and Issues.” Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-6375.

1 p.m. Homeland Securityborder, maritime, and global counterterrorism subcommittee holds a hearing on “US-VISIT Exit: Closing Gaps in Our Security.” Robert Mocny, director of the US-VISIT program, Department of Homeland Security, testifies. Location: 311 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/226-2616.


Education summit — all day The Education Department holds a summit on “Supplemental Educational Services and School Choice.” Events begin at 8 a.m.

Highlight — 8:40 a.m. — David Dunn, chief of staff at the Education Department, delivers remarks

Location: The Hyatt Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/401-1576.

Illicit financial flows — all day The Global Financial Integrity Program at the Center for International Policy and the Center for Strategic and International Studies hold a conference on “Illicit Financial Flows: The Missing Link in Development.” Events begin at 8 a.m.

Highlights — 8:15 a.m. — Tom Cardamone, managing director of the Center for International Policy; and Gerald Hyman, president of the Hills Program on Governance at CSIS, deliver welcoming remarks.

1 p.m. — Moises Naim, editor of Foreign Policy, delivers luncheon keynote address.

4:45 p.m. — Raymond Baker, director of the Center for International Policy, delivers summation.

Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.

Taxing the poor — 8:30 a.m. The National Center for Policy Analysis holds a press conference on “Taxing the Poor: How Tobacco, Alcohol, Gambling, and other Excise Taxes Disproportionately Burden Lower-Income Families.” Robert McTeer and Michael Davis of the NCPA, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/220-3082.

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