- The Washington Times - Monday, August 28, 2000


Travels to Arusha, Tanzania, in support of the Burundi peace initiative at the invitation of Nelson Mandela and meets with Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa.


8:30 a.m. Bureau of Economic Analysis releases its report on personal income and outlays for June. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.
2 p.m. Energy Information Administration releases the weekly natural gas market update. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.
2 p.m. Treasury Department releases weekly three- and six-month Treasury bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.
4 p.m. Energy Information Administration releases the weekly retail diesel fuel prices report, followed at 4:30 p.m. with the release of the weekly retail gasoline prices report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.


9:30 a.m. State Department holds a meeting of the Shipping Coordinating Committee's subcommittee on safety of life at sea and associated bodies working group on stability and load lines and on fishing vessel safety. Location: Room 6319, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second St. SW. Contact: 202/267-2988.
1 p.m. Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting of the advisory committee on reactor safeguards planning and procedures subcommittee. Location: Room T-2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-7360.


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


Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Report release all day The Justice Policy Institute releases a report on "Texas Tough: An Analysis of Incarceration and Crime Trends in the Lone Star State." Location: www.cjcj.org/texas. User name: Lonestar; password: 2001. Contact: 202/737-7270.
Media forum 8 a.m. The Hispanic National Bar Association (HBNA) holds a media forum, "HBNA Election Forum 2000," on legal and policy issues of particular importance to the Hispanic community, including immigration, health care, education, labor and economic development. The participants include Marisa Demeo, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Adolph Falcon, National Alliance for Hispanic Health; Raul Gonsalez, National Council of La Raza; Susana Gomez, AFL-CIO; Maritza Rivera, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Alice Velazquez, HBNA; Nelson Diaz, Democratic National Committee Hispanic Caucus; Ana Gamonal, Republican National Committee; Janet Murguia, Gore 2000 Campaign; and representatives of the Bush, Buchanan, Hagelin and Nader campaigns. Location: First Amendment Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/610-9038.
Training 8:30 a.m. Fig Leaf Software presents a three-day course, "Fast Track to Cold Fusion," for Web developers. Location: 1400 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/797-5474.
Middle East peace process discussion 9 a.m. The National Press Club hosts a Morning Newsmaker news conference featuring Zalman Shoval, foreign relations department head of the Likud Party, and former Israeli ambassador to the United States, discussing "The Middle East Peace Process." Location: First Amendment Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.
Asthma screening program 9 a.m. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America holds a free asthma screening program and tour of the AAFA Breathmobile to introduce Capitol Hill staff to the mobile clinic. Location: 200 South Capitol St. (between C and D streets behind the Longworth and Rayburn House office buildings). Contact: 202/466-7643, ext. 225.
Survey release 10 a.m. Zogby International and the American Muslim Council hold a news conference to release a survey of American Muslims. The topics include American Muslim demographics, upcoming voting decisions, perceptions of Middle East land disputes and U.S. involvement and economic sanctions against Iraq. John Zogby of Zogby International and Ali Abuzakouk and Abdurahman Alamoudi of the American Muslim Council participate. Location: Lisagor Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 315/624-0200, Ext. 233.
Alfred University news conference 10 a.m. Alfred University holds a news conference to release a survey, "Initiation Rites in American High Schools," on the extent, severity and consequences of hazing in America's high schools. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 607/871-2170 or 603/352-5300.
On-line discussions 11 a.m. The Labor Department holds three on-line discussions with Labor Secretary Alexis Herman on the state of the American workplace and the future of work.
Highlight: 3 p.m. Freezone.com. Contact: 202/693-4662.
Colombia news conference 12:30 p.m. Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and the Washington Office on Latin America hold a news conference on the eve of President Clinton's trip to Colombia to release a special report with the latest human rights developments in Colombia. Location: Human Rights Watch Conference Room, Suite 500, 1630 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/544-0200, ext. 302.
Shape Up America! news conference 1 p.m. Shape Up America! holds a news conference to launch its "Body Fat Lab," an on-line health education resource on its Web site, www.shapeup.org. The participants include Dr. C. Everett Koop, former surgeon general and Shape Up America! founder; Dr. Barbara Moore, president/CEO of Shape Up America!; and Dr. Steven Heymsfield, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York City. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 312/751-3537 or 312/751-3732.
World War II Memorial hearing 1 p.m. The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation holds a public hearing on National Park Service plans for constructing a World War II Memorial on the National Mall. Location: Interior Department Auditorium, 1849 C St. NW. Contact: 202/606-8503.
Benefit 6 p.m. SRA International and the Spirit of Washington hold a cruise and Washington Redskins season kickoff to benefit the Darrell Green Youth Life Foundation and the Darrell Green Learning Center. Darrell Green, Washington Redskin, participates. Location: Spirit of Washington, Pier 4, Sixth and Water streets SW. Contact: 202/232-4039.

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