- The Washington Times - Monday, April 2, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Sports stadiums forum 11 a.m. The Cato Institute presents a policy forum, "Home Run for Corporate Welfare: Taxpayer Subsidies for Sports Stadiums." The participants include Stephen Fuller, George Mason University; Dennis Coates, University of Maryland; and Raymond Keating, Small Business Survival Committee. Location: F.A. Hayek Auditorium, 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/789-5229.

Newsroom credibility forum 5 p.m. The National Press Club presents a forum titled "The Kalb Report: Credibility and Leadership in Newspaper Newsrooms." The host is journalist Marvin Kalb. The panelists include Peter Bhatia, the Oregonian; Jennie Buckner, the Charlotte Observer; Gregory Moore, the Boston Globe; Karla Garrett Harshaw, the Springfield News-Sun; and Gil Thelen, the Tampa Tribune. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/994-3566 or 202/662-7593.

PRESIDENT BUSH

1:45 a.m. Meets with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, White House.

2 p.m. Meets with the National Restaurant Association to discuss his budget plans, Room 450, Old Executive Office Building.

5:20 p.m. Meets with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Cabinet Room of the White House.

VICE PRESIDENT CHENEY

No schedule available.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases a report on the value of new construction put in place for February. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

2 p.m. Treasury Department releases its weekly three- and six-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. National Science Foundation holds a meeting of the special emphasis panel in undergraduate education. Location: Rooms 110, 320, 330, 370, 375, 390, and 1235, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/292-4635.

9 a.m. Federal Aviation Administration holds a meeting of the air-traffic procedures advisory committee. Location: Conference rooms 8ABC, 800 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/267-3725.

SUPREME COURT

Meets at 10 a.m. to release orders. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Meets at 5 p.m. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

2 p.m. Government Reform, government efficiency, financial management and intergovernmental relations subcommittee holds a hearing on "Oversight of Management Practices at the Internal Revenue Service." Charles Rossotti, Internal Revenue Service commissioner, testifies. Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

GENERAL AGENDA

Alzheimer's Association forum all day The Alzheimer's Association holds its annual Public Policy Forum.

Highlights 10:15 a.m. Concurrent workshops: "Ethical Issues in Alzheimer Research" and "Prescription Drugs: Action in the States."

Noon Rep. Edward J. Markey, Massachusetts Democrat.

7:15 p.m. Tim Rushlow, country singer, performs at a candlelight vigil, Lincoln Memorial, the Mall.

Location: Capitol Hilton, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 703/276-2772.

Human Proteome Project conference all day The Cambridge Healthtech Institute holds a conference on "The Human Proteome Project: Genes Were Easy."

Highlights 8:30 a.m. Norman Anderson, Large Scale Biology Corp. chief scientist, "The History of Proteomics."

Location: Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. Contact: 617/630-1300.

Child-welfare data conference all day The Child Welfare League of America hosts its 2001 National Child Welfare Data Conference. Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/942-0305.

Federation of American Hospitals conference all day The Federation of American Hospitals hosts its annual conference.

Highlights 10 a.m. Boomer Esiason, former NFL quarterback, founder of the Boomer Esiason Foundation.

Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/624-1509.

Anti-hunger policy conference 8 a.m. The Food Research and Action Center holds its national anti-hunger policy conference.

Highlights 9:15 a.m. Plenary session: "Public Attitudes, Our Message and the Media."

12:30 p.m. Plenary session: "The Faith-Based Initiative and the Anti-Hunger Community."

5:30 p.m. Congressional reception, second-floor foyer, Rayburn House Office Building.

Location: Washington Court Hotel on Capitol Hill, 525 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/986-2200.

Postal management issues seminar 8 a.m. The National Association of Postal Supervisors sponsors a legislative training seminar on postal management issues. Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington. Contact: 703/836-9660.

Vouchers discussion 8:30 a.m. The Howard University Law School presents a discussion on vouchers and school choice. Location: Moot Court Room, Howard University Law School, 2900 Van Ness St. NW. Contact: 202/806-8084.

AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department conference 9 a.m. The AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department holds its national legislative conference. The participants include Sens. Edward M. Kennedy, Massachusetts Democrat, and Paul Wellstone, Minnesota Democrat; Rep. Don Young, Alaska Republican; and John Sweeney, AFL-CIO president. Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/842-3100.

Coalition for Juvenile Justice conference 9 a.m. The Coalition for Juvenile Justice holds its 11th annual training conference and board of directors meeting, "Working Together for Children: Communication, Cooperation and Coordination." Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 1 Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda. Contact: 202/467-0864, ext. 8.

Accounting seminar 9:15 a.m. The Inter-American Development Bank hosts a seminar on "Implementation of International Standards for Accounting and Auditing." Location: Andres Bello Auditorium, 1300 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 202/623-2407.

Chamber of Commerce news conference 10 a.m. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosts a news conference to announce Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. as its SignatureCare long-term care insurance provider for chamber members and release member long-term care issues survey results. Thomas Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce president, and Robert O'Connell, chief executive of the MassMutual Financial Group, participate. Location: 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.

Census Bureau news conference 10 a.m. The Commerce Department's Census Bureau holds a news conference to discuss population shifts between 1990 and 2000. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 301/457-3691.

South Korea lecture noon American University presents a discussion on "Politics and Media in South Korea." The speaker is David Duwan Pong, journalism professor at Kwang Woon University, and vice president of the Korean National Red Cross. Location: Room 330N, Mary Graydon Center, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5950.

Space science update 1 p.m. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration presents a space science update, "Blast from the Past," regarding an exploding star discovered by the Hubble Space Telescope. Location: James E. Webb Auditorium, 300 E St. SW. Contact: 301/286-0039.

Book discussion 4:30 p.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research hosts a discussion on the book, "The Monochrome Society," an analysis of 2000 Census data and the future of racial diversity. The participants include: Amitai Etzioni, the book's author and George Washington University professor; Juan Williams, National Public Radio; and Ben Wattenberg, American Enterprise Institute. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/994-6188 or 202/862-5800.

Award presentation 5:30 p.m. The Project on Government Oversight holds a ceremony to present its annual "Beyond the Headlines Award" for efforts to create a more accountable and responsive federal government. The recipient is Philip Coyle III, former assistant defense secretary and Pentagon operational test and evaluation director who warned against V-22 Osprey and National Missile Defense program testing inadequacies. Location: Mott House, 122 Maryland Ave. NE. Contact: 202/347-1122.

Anti-tax rally 6 p.m. The Fairfax County Taxpayers Alliance sponsors an anti-tax rally. Location: Fairfax County Government Center, Fairfax. Contact: 703/980-6278.

Dinner 7 p.m. Share Our Strength holds its 12th Annual Gourmet Dinner to benefit anti-hunger organizations. Location: Ballroom, Park Hyatt Hotel, 24th and M streets NW. Contact: 800/969-4767.

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