- The Washington Times - Monday, February 28, 2000


National governors meeting 9:15 a.m. The National Governors Association holds its annual winter meeting. Location: J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. Contact: 202/624-5344.

Missile defense 2 p.m. Senate Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee holds a hearing on ballistic-missile defense systems. Location: 222 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3871.


9 a.m. Addresses the National Governors Association, East Room.

8:50 p.m. Addresses the Democratic Governors Association 2000 annual governors dinner, Union Station, Main Hall. Contact: 202/456-7150.


Travels to Pueblo, Colo., and to Denver, Phoenix and Los Angeles.


Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m., one hour per case: Williams vs. Taylor; Bryan vs. Moore; Edwards vs. Carpenter. Location: One First St. NE. Contact: 202/479-3211.


Meets at noon for morning business. At 2 p.m. the Senate will resume consideration of the Affordable Education Act of 1999. The Senate could also consider any legislation or executive nomination cleared for action. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


No votes scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


World bank conference all day The World Bank holds a conference, "Human Development Week 2000." Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/458-2710.

Health care conference all day American Association of Health Plans holds a policy conference, "Beyond Patient Protection: Broadening the Health Care Debate." Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/778-3204.

Underwriters conference all day The National Association of Health Insurance Underwriters continues its 10th annual Capitol Conference.

Highlights 8 a.m. Political forum: "Who Will Control the House?" with Rep. Thomas M. Davis III, Virginia Republican, and Rep. Ellen O. Tauscher, California Democrat. Location: Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L'Enfant East. Contact: 703/276-0220.

Disabled veterans conference all day Disabled Veterans of America continues its 2000 midwinter conference. Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1325 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 202/554-3501.

Maternal/child health conference all day D.C. Department of Health hosts the 14th annual Maternal and Child Health Conference. Location: Georgetown University Conference Center, 3800 Reservoir Road NW. Contact: 202/442-5925.

Workforce boards conference 8 a.m. National Association of Workforce Boards holds its Forum 2000, "Breaking Through to the New Millennium." Location: Renaissance Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/289-2950.

Hunger and poverty conference 8 a.m. Food Research and Action Center, America's Second Harvest, and National CACFP Forum hold their national policy conference, "Fighting Hunger and Poverty in the New Millennium." Location: Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/986-2200.

Black family symposium 8:30 a.m. The Child Welfare League of America and Black Administrators in Child Welfare hold their annual symposium, "Successful Outcomes for African-American Children and Families in the New Millennium: A Renewed Commitment." Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/942-0244.

Long-term care briefing 8:30 a.m. Health and Human Services Department's Administration on Aging, the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, and the National Association of State Units on Aging hold a news briefing on "Are American Women Prepared for Long-Term Care?" Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/401-4541.

Credit unions conference 8:45 a.m. Credit Union National Association holds its government-affairs conference, "The Future Is Now."

Highlights 8:45 a.m. Sen. Tim Johnson, South Dakota Democrat, and "The McLaughlin Group" panelists John McLaughlin, Eleanor Clift, Tony Blankley, Lawrence O'Donnell and Lawrence Kudlow.

Location: Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/682-4200.

Affordable housing conference 8:45 a.m. Affordable Housing Conference of Montgomery County holds a conference, "Creating Housing Policy in the New Millennium."

Highlight 8:45 a.m. Rep. Constance A. Morella, Maryland Republican, gives opening remarks.

Location: Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville. Contact: 202/234-1595.

Immigration conference 9 a.m. National Immigration Law Center holds its third biennial conference, "Building Immigrant Opportunities 2000: Public Benefit and Employment Strategies in the New Economy." Location: Madison Hotel, 15th and M streets NW. Contact: 202/216-0261.

Drug-recall conference 9 a.m. Institute for International Research holds a conference, "Managing Drug and Device Recalls: Implementing Current Strategies for Handling a Recall or Market Withdrawal." Location: Ritz Carlton Pentagon City Hotel, 1250 South Hayes St., Arlington. Contact: 888/670-8200.

Child welfare conference 9 a.m. Child Welfare League of America holds a conference, "Children 2000: Faces of the Future," offering a seminar from the Council on Accreditation Training for Experienced Peer Reviewers and Team Leaders. Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/942-0318.

Gun manufacturing conference 9 a.m. National Press Club Morning Newsmaker Program holds a discussion, "Small Arms Proliferation." Location: National Press Club, Lisagor Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.

Electronic commerce conference 9 a.m. Glasser Legal Works holds its 10th annual institute, "Cyberspace Licensing in the Electronic Age: Focus on E-Commerce." Location: Madison Hotel, 15th and M streets NW. Contact: 800/308-1700.

Minority communities news briefing 9:30 a.m. The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, the Leadership Conference Education Fund and the Census 2000 Initiative hold a news briefing to highlight the importance of minority participation in the upcoming census. Location: Capitol Hilton, Senate Room, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 202/466-3311.

Union mobilization conference 9:30 a.m. The American Federation of Government Employees holds its "Legislative and Grass-roots Mobilization Conference." Sen. Paul S. Sarbanes, Maryland Democrat, participates. Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/639-6419.

Kosovo hearing 2 p.m. The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe holds a hearing, "Kosovo's Displaced and Imprisoned." Location: B-318 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-1901.

Presidential classroom discussion 4 p.m. Presidential Classroom continues its "Media and Democracy Program 2000." Location: National Press Club, main ballroom, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/328-6521.

Foreign-policy discussion 4:45 p.m. Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service Institute for the Study of Diplomacy hosts a panel discussion, "The Foreign Policy Struggle: Congress and the President in the 1990s and Beyond."

Highlights 6 p.m. "The View From the Hill," Sens. Max Cleland, Georgia Democrat, and Pat Roberts, Kansas Republican, participate. Location: Gaston Hall, Healy Building, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-0682.

Campaign-2000 discussion 6 p.m. Council on Foreign Relations holds a discussion, "Campaign 2000: A View from Abroad." Location: 1779 Massachusetts Ave. Contact: 212/434-9537.

Urban League meeting 6 p.m. The Greater Washington Urban League holds its 62nd annual meeting to salute corporate and business members. Location: Marvin Center, George Washington University, 800 21st St. NW. Contact: 202/265-8200.

Book lecture 6:30 p.m. Catholic University of America's School of Architecture and Planning holds a lecture on the book "Urban Stewardship or How Do You Tell the Good Guys From the Bad Guys?" Author Alex Carragonne participates. Location: CU, Crough Center, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 202/319-5188.

Book discussion 7 p.m. Politics and Prose Bookstore holds a discussion on the book "Amy and Isabelle." Author Elizabeth Strout participates. Location: Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

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