- The Washington Times - Tuesday, August 6, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Mexican immigration discussion 8:30 a.m. Center for Immigration Studies holds a breakfast briefing, "Mexican Immigration after 9/11: New (and Old) Challenges." Location: Nixon Center for Peace and Freedom, 1615 L St. NW, Suite 1250. Contact: 202/887-0362.

Rumsfeld town hall meeting 11 a.m. The Defense Department holds a town hall meeting at the Pentagon. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld participates. Location: Pentagon, Room 5A1070. Contact: 703/697-5131.


PRESIDENT BUSH

Signs "fast-track" trade legislation and departs for Crawford, Texas.


ECONOMIC REPORTS

2:30 p.m. Treasury Department auctions three- and six-month Treasury bills. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

5 p.m. American Petroleum Institute releases a weekly report on petroleum inventories. Location: 1220 L St. NW. Contact: 202/682-8000.


FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. Food and Drug Administration holds a meeting of its Antiviral Drugs Advisory Committee. Location: Holiday Inn, Versailles Ballroom, 8120 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Contact: 301/827-7001.

10 a.m. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. holds a meeting of its Board of Directors to discuss the proposed 2002 budget increase and changes to deposit-insurance regulations. Location: FDIC Building, 550 17th St. NW, sixth-floor boardroom. Contact: 202/898-3742.


SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.


SENATE

Not in session for August recess. Senate is scheduled to return Sept. 3 at 9:30 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


HOUSE

Not in session for August recess. House is scheduled to return Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


GENERAL AGENDA

Schools conference all day Education Department holds a conference, "Leaving No Child Behind: Results-Based Strategies for Safe and Drug-Free Schools."

Highlights 8:45 a.m. Session, "Safe Schools and Crisis: Readiness, Response and Recovery."

Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/401-1576.

Pi Kappa Phi conference all day Pi Kappa Phi holds its 48th Supreme Chapter meeting to discuss the future of the fraternity. Location: JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 704/504-0888.

Municipal bonds all day Council of Development Finance Agencies presents "The Municipal & Industrial Development Bond Course"

Highlights 9 a.m. Session on the role of trustee

10:45 a.m. Session on bond-selling methods

Location: Radisson Barcelo Hotel, 2121 P St. NW. Contact: 740/597-1477, 405/848-6059.

Radiation-dose review all day National Academies sponsors a closed committee meeting to discuss the review of the Radiation Dose Reconstruction Program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Summary posted after the meeting. Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2671.

Churches on September 11 all day World Council of Churches holds a meeting, "Beyond September 11: Implications for U.S. Churches and the World," Location: 4-H Conference Center, 7100 Connecticut Ave., Chevy Chase. Contact: 212/870-3193.

Postal Service meeting 8:30 a.m. Postal Service Board of Governors holds its monthly meeting. Topics include the National Postal Forum report, a briefing on the pipe-bomb investigation, and the fiscal 2002 borrowing resolution. Location: USPS, 475 L'Enfant Plaza West SW. Contact: 202/268-2155

Health goals 9:30 a.m. State University of New York Downstate Medical Center releases a report, "Progress in Meeting Healthy People Goals for the Nation's 100 Largest Cities and Their Suburbs." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 301/652-1558.

Medicare beneficiaries 10 a.m. Arnold & Porter law firm holds a news conference to announce a lawsuit by Medicare beneficiaries seeking a right to appeal. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Murrow Room. Contact: 202/942-5000.

State of the youth 11 a.m. Horatio Alger Association holds a news conference, "The State of Our Nation's Youth." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Zenger Room. Contact: 703/684-9444.

Alaska Coalition news conference 1 p.m. Alaska Coalition and the Alaska Wilderness League hold a news conference to call on President Bush to safeguard President Theodore Roosevelt's conservation legacy. Theodore Roosevelt IV participates. Location: National Press Club, Lisagor Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/544-5205 or 907/766-2841.

Racial profiling 2 p.m. American Muslim Council holds a news conference on racial profiling. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/789-2262.

Wendy Wasserstein 6 p.m. Award-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein talks about her midlife awakenings in conversations with Arena Stage director Molly Smith. General admission, $14; members, $11. Location: Ring Auditorium, Seventh Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/357-3030.

D.C. business seminar 6:30 p.m. The D.C. government holds a seminar, "D.C. Business Tools Roadshow." Topics include the master business license and the electronic tax-service center. Location: Franklin Reeves Center, 2000 14th St. NW, second floor. Contact: 202/727-8964.

Document destruction 7:30 p.m. Squire, Sanders and Dempsey law firm holds a educational seminar, "Document Destruction Decisions: File Cabinet or Circular File." Location: 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, 14th floor, Tysons Corner. Contact: 703/720-7986.


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