- The Washington Times - Friday, July 26, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Anthrax-cleanup hearing 10 a.m. House Government Reform District of Columbia subcommittee holds a field hearing, "Cleanup of the U.S. Postal Services' Brentwood Processing and Distribution Center." Location: Gallaudet University, Kellogg Conference Center, 800 Florida Ave. NE. Contact: 202/225-5074.

Business-scandal remedies hearing 10 a.m. House Energy and Commerce Committee holds a hearing, "Oath-Taking, Truth-Telling, and Remedies in the Business World." Location: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-292.


PRESIDENT BUSH

Hosts a White House visit for American Legion Boys Nation and Girls Nation students.


ECONOMIC REPORTS

9 a.m. Energy Information Administration releases its weekly coal report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.


FEDERAL AGENCIES

8:30 a.m. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality holds a meeting to discuss research efforts on health care costs, health-information technology, and quality of care and prevention. Location: Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Ave. SW, Room 800. Contact: 301/594-7216.

9 a.m. Defense Department holds a meeting of the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council to discuss the treatment of proprietary data during all phases of defense procurements. Location: Crystal Mall, Building 4, 1941 Jefferson Davis Highway, Room C-43, Arlington. Contact: 703/588-8037.


SUPREME COURT

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


SENATE

In session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


SENATE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. Armed Services Committee holds a hearing on the nominations of Army Lt. Gen. James Hill for appointment to the grade of general and assignment as commander in chief, U.S. Southern Command, and Navy Vice Adm. Edmund Giambastiani Jr. for appointment to the grade of admiral and assignment as commander in chief, U.S. Joint Forces Command. Location: 222 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3871.

9:30 a.m. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions children and families subcommittee holds a hearing on birth-defects screening. Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5375.


HOUSE

Meets at 9 a.m. for legislative business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democrat Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


HOUSE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. Government Reform criminal justice, drug policy and human resources subcommittee holds a hearing, "Impact of Potential Restrictions on Anti-Drug Media Campaign Contractors." Location: 2203 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

10 a.m. Judiciary crime, terrorism and homeland security subcommittee and commercial and administrative law subcommittee hold a joint hearing, "Corporate and Criminal Fraud Accountability Act of 2002." Location: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3951.


GENERAL AGENDA

Student conference all day Japan-America Student Conference holds its 54th Japan-America Student Conference. Location: Howard University, 2397 Sixth St. NW. contact: 202/289-4231.

Eastern States Criminal Investigators Association meeting all day D.C. Metropolitan Police Department hosts the 153rd meeting of the Eastern States Criminal Investigators Association. Location: Capitol Holiday Inn, 550 C St. SW. Contact: 856/863-9550.

World Leadership Congress meeting all day Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership holds its World Leadership Congress, "Uniting the World's Youth of Today for a Better Tomorrow," Location: George Washington University, 2121 I St NW. Contact: 202/994-6467.

Town hall meeting 8:30 a.m. Reason Foundation and Performance Institute sponsor a town hall meeting with panelists and an audience of federal managers offering specific changes to improve the A-76 competitive sourcing process. Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 301/391-2245, Ext. 3037.

Education Technology 2002 conference 9 a.m. Society for Applied Learning Technology holds its Education Technology 2002 conference. Location: Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 1250 S. Hayes St., Arlington. Contact: 5450/347-0055.

"Reducing Poverty" meeting 9 a.m. Woodrow Wilson Center holds a meeting on "Reducing Poverty and Strengthening Growth: Promoting Good Governance in the Urban Millennium." Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, 1 Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4140.

Brownfield showcase communities briefing 9:30 a.m. Northwest Midwest Coalitions and National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals hold a briefing on the brownfield showcase communities. Location: 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/544-5200.

"Election Season in the Balkans: Bosnia" discussion 9:30 a.m. U.S. Institute of Peace hosts a discussion, "Election Season in the Balkans: Bosnia." Location: USIP, second-floor conference room, 1200 17th St. NW. Contact: Please RSVP to Matthew Crane, 202/457-1700.

National Disability Policy meeting 10 a.m. National Advisory Council on Disability holds a meeting to release its annual "National Disability Policy: A Progress Report." Location: 1331 F St. NW, Suite 850. Contact: 202/272-2004.

Geographic Information for Diplomacy forum 10 a.m. State Department holds its Secretary's Open Forum, "Geographic Information for Diplomacy, Development and Homeland Security." Location: State Department, 2201 C St. NW, Loy Henderson Conference Room. Contact: 202/647-6575.

"China's Criminal Justice System" round table 10 a.m. U.S.-China Executive Commission holds a public round table, "China's Criminal Justice System." Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/226-3821.

Twelfth anniversary ceremony of the Americans with Disabilities Act 11 a.m. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holds a ceremony to celebrate the 12th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Location: EEOC, 1801 L St. NW. Contact: 202/663-7084 or TTY: 202/663-4494.

"Just Say No to Drugs" news conference 12:30 p.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a news conference, "Just Say No to [Medicare] Drugs." Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-5800.

"Bosnia and Herzegovina" news conference 1 p.m. National Press Club Newsmaker Program holds a news conference to discuss "The Current Political and Economic Picture in Bosnia and Herzegovina" and the October 2002 national elections. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.

"Vending Machines and Childhood Obesity" meeting 2 p.m. National Academies' Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Internship Program sponsors a meeting, "Vending Machines and Childhood Obesity: Snack Foods in Schools: Harmless Indulgence or Hidden Danger?" Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW, Room 110. Contact: 202/334-3221.

Memorial service 3 p.m. People For The American Way holds a memorial service honoring the disability rights and civil rights leader Justin Dart Jr. Former President Bill Clinton; Richard Thornburgh, former U.S. attorney general; and Labor Secretary Elaine Chao participate. Location: New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1313 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 202/467-4999.

"The Trade & Investment Mission" briefing program 4 p.m. Ethiopian-American Trade and Investment Council holds a briefing program, "The Trade & Investment Mission" and the Ethiopian government's trade and investment policies. Location: Embassy of Ethiopia, 3506 International Drive NW. Contact: 713/271-7567.


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