- The Washington Times - Thursday, September 13, 2001


To be announced.


8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on unemployment insurance claims for the week. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.


10 a.m. — National Credit Union Administration holds a board meeting. Location: Board Room, 1775 Duke St., Alexandria. Contact: 703/518-6336.


Not available. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


2:30 p.m. — Armed Services Committee holds a hearing on the nomination of Air Force Gen. Richard Myers, for reappointment to the grade of general and for appointment as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3871.


Meets at 10 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


9:30 a.m. — Appropriations commerce, justice, state and judiciary subcommittee to discuss the illegal use of the drug OxyContin. Location: 2359 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2771.

10 a.m. — Budget Committee holds a hearing on "The Imperative to Reform: Addressing The Unsustainability of Social Security." David Walker, comptroller general, and Dan Crippen, Congressional Budget Office director, testify. Location: 210 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/226-7270.

10 a.m. — Transportation and Infrastructure, aviation subcommittee holds a hearing on "Update on the Status of the STARS Program." Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-9446.


House Republican Policy Committee meeting — 9 a.m. — The House Republican Policy Committee holds its regular executive session with Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson attending the closed meeting. Location: Capitol, Room H-122. Contact: 202/225-6168.

Supreme Court term briefing — 9 a.m. — The Washington Legal Foundation holds a media briefing to preview the 2001 Supreme Court term. Location: M.J. Murdock Center for Free Enterprise, 2009 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/588-0302.

Blood drive — 9 a.m. — Members of Congress hold a Capitol Hill blood drive. Location: 345 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5107.

United Nations discussion — 11 a.m. — The Heritage Foundation hosts a panel discussion on "The United States and the United Nations: Recent Problems & the Outlook for the Future." Location: Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/675-1752.

Memorial service — 12:30 p.m. — The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington holds a community memorial service for the victims of Tuesday's terrorist attacks. Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, Connecticut Democrat, and Ambassador David Ivry of Israel attend. Location: Adas Israel Congregation, 2850 Quebec St. NW. Contact: 301/230-7206.

Jerusalem discussion — 6:45 p.m. — The World Affairs Council of Washington, D.C., and Partners for Peace present a program titled "Jerusalem Women Speak: Three Women, Three Faiths, One Shared City." Location: DoubleTree Park Terrace Hotel, 1515 Rhode Island Ave. NW. Contact: 202/293-1051.

Dean speech — 7:30 p.m. — American University presents Vermont Gov. Howard Dean delivering a lecture titled "Charting the Course for Change; Commentary on the 21st Century." Location: Butler Boardroom, Sixth Floor, Butler Pavilion, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5950.

Note: Due to the state of emergency declared in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, events listed in the Washington Daybook may be subject to change or cancellation without notice. Please check with the contact for an event for further information.

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