- The Washington Times - Friday, September 12, 2008

PRESIDENT BUSH

No public schedule.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. - Energy Department - Unconventional Resources Technology Advisory Committee meeting. Agenda includes overview of draft annual plan, presentation of the DOE traditional oil and gas program, section 999 planning process. Location: Hilton Alexandria Old Town, 1767 King St., Alexandria.

9 a.m. - Health and human services - President’s Council on Bioethics holds 34th meeting. Agenda includes white paper on ethical questions in medical care reform. Location: Hotel Palomar Arlington, 1121 19th St.

9 a.m. - Juvenile justice - Office of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention meets. Agenda includes discussion of research on boys sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services; updates on Council Partnership Project. Location: HHS, 200 Independence Ave. SW, Room 705A.

9:30 a.m. - Commission on civil rights - Holds business meeting on encouraging minority students to pursue careers in science, technology and math. Other discussions include a report on religious discrimination in prisons. Location: 625 9th St., Room 540.

11 a.m. - Department of health and human services - Meeting of National Advisory Council on Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Location: 6760 Democracy Blvd., Suite 401, Bethesda.

SUPREME COURT

Not hearing cases. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

No scheduled events.

HOUSE

10 a.m. - Transportation - Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management. Hearing on the “Role of the Federal Government in Small Business Disaster Recovery.” Witnesses include Herbert Mitchell, assistant administrator of the Small Business Administration; Marko Borne of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Location: Rayburn Building, Room 2167.

GENERAL AGENDA

12 p.m. - Supply-side debate - Debate on “Corporate and High Income Tax Cuts and The Economy The Economics, History, and Public Debate of Supply-Side Policies.” With Lawrence Summers, Harvard; Gene Sperling, Center for American Progress; Jeffrey Frankel, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government; others. Location: Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th floor

12:15 p.m. - Wall Street-mortgage giants - New American Foundation forum on “Beyond Wall Street, Beyond Fannie and Freddie: Financing the Productive Economy.” With Delore Zimmerman, Praxix Strategy Group; Dennis Donohue, mayor of Salinas, Calif. Location: 1630 Connecticut Ave. NW, seventh floor

5 p.m. - Community benefits agreements - The Center for Excellence in Public Leaderships D.C. Neighborhood College at George Washington University and the Washington Regional Equity Network host a Community Benefits Agreements Symposium. Location: George Washington University, 1957 E St., NW, City View Room, seventh floor.

Source: Associated Press

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