- The Washington Times - Friday, August 3, 2001

Online music — 9 a.m. — Reps. Christopher B. Cannon, Utah Republican, and Rick Boucher, Virginia Democrat, hold a news conference to introduce legislation regarding online music. Location: 2226 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-7751 or 202/225-3861.
Economic outlook — 9:30 a.m. — Joint Economic Committee holds a hearing on the July employment situation. It will closely examine Bureau of Labor Statistics employment data and review the latest consumer and producer price indexes with respect to the inflation outlook. Location: 1334 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5171.

Holds a meeting with his full Cabinet, White House.

Schedule not available.

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases employment numbers for July. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.
9 a.m. Energy Information Administration releases weekly coal report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

8 a.m. Energy Department holds a meeting of the basic energy sciences advisory committee to provide advice and guidance on basic energy sciences research program. Location: Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, 9751 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg. Contact: 301/903-5565.

In recess until Oct. 1. Contact: 202/479-3211.

Schedule not immediately available. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202-224-8541.

9:30 a.m. Foreign Relations Committee holds a hearing on the nomination of J. Richard Blankenship to be ambassador to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas; Hans Hertell to be ambassador to the Dominican Republic; and Martin Silverstein to be ambassador to the Republic of Uruguay. Location: 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3953.
10 a.m. Finance, international trade subcommittee holds a hearing on the Andean Trade Preferences Act. Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4515.

Meets at 9 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

9:30 a.m. Energy and Commerce, energy and air quality subcommittee holds a hearing on the reauthorization of the Price-Anderson Act to promote nuclear power development. Location: 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2927.
9:30 a.m. Energy and Commerce, oversight and investigations subcommittee holds a hearing on "How Secure is Sensitive Commerce Department Data and Operations? A Review of the Department's Computer Security Policies and Practices." Location: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2927.

Report release 9 a.m. The National Academies National Research Council releases a report on "Toward a Health Statistics System for the 21st Century," which discusses how policy changes have affected the collection of national data such as vital statistics and health care costs. Location: 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2138.
Public management conference 9 a.m. Government Executive presents Excellence in Government 2001, "New Leaders, New Opportunities," a public management conference.
Highlights 9 a.m. Peter Harkness, editor/publisher of Governing magazine, keynote speaker, General Session.
10:30 a.m. Mr. Harkness moderates Super Session on "The New, New Federalism."
Noon Gen. Eric Shinseki, Army chief of staff, keynote speaker, President's Quality Award Program Luncheon.
Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/739-8400.
U.S.-China Security Review Commission hearing 9 a.m. The U.S.-China Security Review Commission holds its second hearing on "Security Issues: Strategic Perceptions/PLA/Proliferations." Location: 124 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/624-1409.
Airport news conference 9 a.m. Grupo de los Cien, the Mexican Ecology Movement and Bioitica Inc. hold a news conference on a proposed airport that would be built on an environmentally sensitive migratory bird site near Mexico City. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 213/361-4464.
Tax code legislation news conference 9:30 a.m. Reps. Steve Largent, Oklahoma Republican, Tony P. Hall, Ohio Democrat, and Rob Portman, Ohio Republican, hold a news conference to announce legislation to sunset the U.S. tax code by 2005. Location: Capitol, House Triangle. Contact: 202/225-2211.
Superconductivity briefing 10 a.m. The Environmental and Energy Study Institute presents a briefing on "Superconductivity," regarding latest electric power applications and public-private partnerships moving these applications toward the marketplace. Location: 2168 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/662-1885.
Stem cell news conference 10 a.m. The American Life League holds a news conference featuring an "inside scoop" on "President Bush's Stem Cell Decision: What It Will Be, When, Why and the Political Fallout" and a special White Paper on the "cycle of killing within human embryonic stem cell line cultures." Location: First Amendment Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 540/659-4171.
Summer school commencement 10 a.m. D.C. schools hold their 17th annual summer school commencement. Location: Roosevelt Senior High School, 4301 13th St. NW. Contact: 202/442-5635.
Social Security study briefing 11 a.m. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities holds a conference-call briefing to discuss a study that compares the relative magnitudes of the projected Social Security shortfall and the cost of the recently passed tax cut, assuming the tax cut is extended past 2010. Contact: 202/371-1569.

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