- The Washington Times - Monday, February 4, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
National security discussion 1 p.m. The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Council on Foreign Relations present Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr., Delaware Democrat, who discusses CSIS Policy Forum opportunities that arise from the September 11 attacks and Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearings on "Securing America's Future." Location: B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.
Scalia ceremony 4 p.m. Georgetown University holds a ceremony to honor Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as part of the university's Jesuit Heritage Week. Location: Gaston Hall, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.

PRESIDENT BUSH
To be announced.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
2 p.m. Treasury Department releases its weekly 3- and 6-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

SENATE
Meets at 1 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES
9:30 a.m. Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee holds a hearing to examine issues surrounding Enron Corp. Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5115.

HOUSE
Meets at noon in pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES
2 p.m. Financial services, capital markets, insurance and government-sponsored enterprises subcommittee holds a hearing to examine the collapse of Enron, Andersen's accounting and the effect on investors and financial markets. Harvey Pitt, Securities and Exchange Commission chairman, testifies. Location: 2175 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-7502.

GENERAL AGENDA
Senior leader seminar all day The National Defense University's Africa Center for Strategic Studies holds a senior leader seminar on security and defense. Ambassador Ibrahim Gambari, undersecretary general of the United Nations, delivers a keynote address. Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 703/602-2879, Ext. 131, or 202/745-2131.
Budget arrival 7:30 a.m. President Bush's fiscal 2003 budget arrives at Congress.
Highlights 7:30 a.m. Arrival of the budget, Longworth House Office Building loading dock, and Capitol, East Front, Memorial Door.
10 a.m.
Arrival of the budget, House Budget Committee Office, 309 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/226-7270.
Health coverage conference 8 a.m. The National Association of Health Underwriters holds its 2002 Capitol Conference, regarding health-coverage problems facing many Americans. Location: Capital Hilton Hotel, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 703/276-3835.
Council of Institutional Investors briefing 8:30 a.m. The Council of Institutional Investors holds a breakfast briefing to release a letter to Harvey Pitt, Securities and Exchange Commission chairman, and congressional leaders outlining proposed reforms to help prevent future Enron-type debacles. Location: 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/822-0800.
Terrorism discussion 11 a.m. The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a discussion about "United States-Italy Battle Terrorism: A Case Study in the Secret Battle." Location: B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.
Veterans' Affairs Department briefing 11 a.m. The Veterans' Affairs Department holds a news briefing on the fiscal 2003 budget. Veterans' Affairs Secretary Anthony Principi participates. Location: 810 Vermont Ave. NW. Contact: 202/273-6000.
Canadian-American Business Council luncheon 11:45 a.m. The Canadian-American Business Council holds a luncheon, with a discussion about the effect of the September 11 terrorist attacks on U.S.-Canadian bilaterial issues, including border security and transit of people, goods and services. The speaker is Gordon Giffin, former U.S. ambassador to Canada. Location: Army-Navy Club, 901 17th St. NW. Contact: 703/683-8512.
China discussion 12:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion about "China in Transition: The Role of Migrant Workers." Anne Thurston, SAIS, participates. Location: Room 507, Nitze Building, SAIS, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.
Satcher speech 12:30 p.m. Dr. David Satcher, U.S. surgeon general, addresses a National Press Club Newsmaker luncheon. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.
Office of Management and Budget briefing 1 p.m. The Office of Management and Budget holds a news briefing to discuss the fiscal 2003 budget. Mitchell Daniels, director of the Office of Management and Budget, participates. Location: Room 450, Eisenhower Old Executive Office Building. Contact: 202/395-7254.
Interior Department briefing 2 p.m. The Interior Department holds a news briefing on the fiscal 2003 budget. Interior Secretary Gale A. Norton and John Keys, Bureau of Reclamation commissioner, participate. Location: Sidney Yates Auditorium, 1849 C St. NW. Contact: 202/208-7291.
Environmental Protection Agency briefing 2 p.m. The Environmental Protection Agency holds a news briefing on the EPA fiscal 2003 budget. Location: ICC Building, 1201 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/564-7839.
Senate Budget Committee briefing 2 p.m. The Senate Budget Committee holds a briefing on the Bush administration's fiscal 2003 budget proposal and releases a committee analysis of the budget. Location: Capitol, Senate Radio/TV Gallery. Contact: 202/224-7436.
Education Department briefing 2:30 p.m. The Education Department holds a briefing on the administration's fiscal 2003 budget proposal for the department. Location: Barnard Auditorium, 400 Maryland Ave. SW. Contact: 202/401-1576.
Energy Department briefing 2:30 p.m. The Energy Department holds a news briefing on the fiscal 2003 budget. Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham participates. Location: Small Auditorium, 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-5806.
Labor Department briefing 3 p.m. The Labor Department holds a news briefing on the fiscal 2003 budget. Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao participates. Location: Room S-2508, 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/693-4650.
Defense Department briefing 3 p.m. The Defense Department holds a news briefing on the fiscal 2003 budget. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld participates. Location: Briefing Room 2E781, Pentagon. Contact: 703/695-0169.
Budget news conference 4 p.m. Sen. Pete V. Domenici, New Mexico Republican, and Rep. Jim Nussle, Iowa Republican, hold a news conference to discuss the fiscal 2003 Federal Budget. Location: Capitol, Senate Radio/TV Gallery Studio. Contact: 202/224-6621 or 202/225-2911.
Irish peace process lecture 4:15 p.m. Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law presents a lecture, "The Irish Peace Process, a Personal Perspective," by Sean O'Huiginn, Irish ambassador. Location: Columbus School of Law, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 202/319-5438


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