- The Washington Times - Monday, June 4, 2001


TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Genetic report — noon —The Institute for Energy and Environmental Research holds a news conference to release a report, "Ecology and Genetics: An Essay on the Nature of Life and the Problem of Genetic Engineering," which provides a theoretical framework for understanding interactions between the genetic structures of living beings and the ecosystems in which they live. Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 301/270-5500.
School vouchers discussion — 5:30 p.m. — The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents its 12th annual Bradley Lecture Series, featuring Caroline Hoxby, Harvard University, discussing "Financing Choice: How School Vouchers Should Be Designed." Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.

PRESIDENT BUSH
Travels to the Everglades National Park to discuss his budget plan and its impact on preservation of the Everglades and other national parks, and to Tampa, Fla., to discuss the effect of the tax cut on individuals.

VICE PRESIDENT
8:50 a.m. — Participates in a news conference with Republican candidate Randy Forbes of Virginias 4th Congressional District, Monroe Room, Chesapeake Conference Center, Chesapeake.

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

FEDERAL AGENCIES
9 a.m. — Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting of the advisory committee on reactor safeguards advanced reactor subcommittee workshop on regulatory challenges for future nuclear plants. Location: Auditorium, Two White Flint North, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-6889.

GENERAL AGENDA
"Save Our Homes" conference — all day — The National Alliance of HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development) Tenants holds its seventh annual "Save Our Homes" conference.
Highlights — 10 a.m. — Rally at Brookland Manor Apartments to support the Preservation Matching Grant Bill, 2501 14th St. NE.
1 p.m. — Plenary session and congressional forum on proposed preservation matching grants, new housing production and Housing Trust Fund legislation, and the U.S. report to the United Nations on housing, 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 617/267-9564.
Environmental behavior workshop — all day — The Environmental Protection Agencys National Center for Environmental Research and the National Science Foundations Decision, Risk and Management Science Program hold a workshop on "Beyond Compliance: What Motivates Environmental Behavior?" Location: Horizon Ballroom, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/564-6836.
Health care conference — 8:30 a.m. — The National Center for Policy Analysis, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the American Medical Association and the Galen Institute present a conference on "Transformative Change: Market-Driven Health Care." Location: 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.
Mortgage risk briefing — 9:45 a.m. — The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research briefs media on "Updating 'Nationalizing Mortgage Risk." Bert Ely, Ely and Co., and Peter Wallison, American Enterprise Institute, participate. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Homeownership news conference — 11 a.m. — The Enterprise Foundation and the Home Ownership Alliance hold a news conference to address barriers that prevent minorities and low-income families from becoming homeowners. Location: Wheeler Creek Estates, Wahler Road SE. Contact: 202/543-4599 or 202/354-8205.
Ford speech — 12:30 p.m. — The National Press Club hosts a Newsmaker luncheon program featuring the Gerald R. Ford Foundation Journalism Awards. Former President Gerald Ford participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies news conference — 1 p.m. — The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies introduces the Commission and Advisory Board on Black Men and Boys in the District, which is introducing a yearlong initiative on black men and boys in the District of Columbia, sponsored by the Labor Department. Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-8050.
National Fishing and Boating Week dinner — 6:30 p.m. — The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation, the American Sportsfisherman Association and the National Marine Manufacturing Association host the dinner. Location: Pier 7 Restaurant, 650 Water St. SW. Contact: 703/519-0013.
Reception — 6:30 p.m. — The American Jewish Committees Washington Chapter and the Mexican Cultural Institute celebrate the Mexican-Israeli Free Trade Agreement and pay tribute to Mexicos open-door policy to Jewish immigration. Juan Jose Bremer, Mexican ambassador, receives Celebration of Friendship award. Location: Mexican Cultural Center, 2829 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/785-4200.


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