- The Washington Times - Monday, July 8, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
School-choice briefing 12:30 p.m. The Cato Institute holds a luncheon briefing on "Where Do We Go From Here? The U.S. Supreme Court and the Future of School Choice." The participants include Rep. Peter Hoekstra, Michigan Republican; Kaleem Caire of the American Education Reform Council; Richard Komer of the Institute for Justice; and David Salisbury of the Cato Institute. Location: B-340 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/789-5229.
Federalism discussion 3 p.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a panel discussion on "Is Federalism Passe? The Supreme Court's 2001-2002 Term." Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5848.

PRESIDENT BUSH
Returns to Washington from Kennebunkport, Maine
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ECONOMIC REPORTS
2 p.m. Treasury Department releases its weekly three- and six-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8:30 a.m. Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting of the reactor-safeguards advisory subcommittee on advanced reactor designs. Location: Room T-2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-6889.
10 a.m. Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of the policies and procedures subcommittee. Location: Room 6013, Ariel Rios Federal Building, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/564-4562.
1 p.m. Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting of the advisory committee on the medical uses of isotopes. Location: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Auditorium, Two White Flint North Building, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-0215.

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

SENATE
Meets at 2 p.m. to consider the Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE
Meets at 12:30 p.m. for morning hour and at 2 p.m. for legislative business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES
1 p.m. Financial Services Committee holds a hearing titled "Wrong Numbers: The Accounting Problems at WorldCom." Location: 2128 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-7502.

GENERAL AGENDA
Conference for the deaf all day The National Association of the Deaf holds its 46th biennial conference, "Hand in Hand: We Make a Difference."
Highlights 9 a.m. "The New Century: Joining Hands and Looking Ahead."
Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 301/587-1788.
Deaf Way conference all day Gallaudet University hosts the Deaf Way II International Conference, Arts Festival and Artist Symposium.
Highlights 9:30 a.m. I. King Jordan, president, Gallaudet University, news conference, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW.
Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/651-5727.
Youth-development workshop all day The Center for Development and Population Studies holds the Youth Development and Reproductive Health Workshop, "Designing Asset-based Programs That Respond to Adolescent Needs." Location: Suite 100, 1400 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/667-1142.
Muslim World League news conference 10 a.m. The Muslim World League holds a news conference to discuss its goodwill tour of the United States and what it hopes to achieve. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/629-8247.
Corporate-disclosures forum 10 a.m. The AEI-Brookings Institution Joint Center for Regulatory Studies holds a forum on "The Future of Corporate Disclosures: U.S. Financial Reporting After Enron, WorldCom." The participants include Robert Hahn, director of AEI-Brookings Joint Center; George Benston of Emory University; Robert Litan of the AEI-Brookings Center; and Katherine Schipper, member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board. Location: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/797-6105.
Re-enactment 10:30 a.m. The National Museum of Health and Medicine hosts a re-enactment of Civil War Maj. Gen. Daniel Sickles' annual visit to the museum on the 139th anniversary of the amputation of his right leg. The re-enactor is Gregory Johnson. Location: National Museum of Health and Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave. at Elder Street NW. Contact: 202/782-2672. Note: Repeats at 11:15 a.m.
Ceremony 11 a.m. The National Campaign to Stop Violence holds a ceremony to accept the writings of 38 seventh- and eighth-grade finalists in the "Do the Write Thing 2002" program, developed with funding from the Kuwait-America Foundation. Location: Members Room, Library of Congress, 10 First St. SE. Contact: 202/371-1999.
HIV-hepatitis C co-infection briefing noon The National Minority AIDS Council holds a luncheon briefing on the growing epidemic of HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) co-infection. Dr. Kenneth Brown of the Washington Hospital Center participates. Location: Jurys Washington Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 202/483-6622.
Corporate-reforms briefing noon The U.S. Chamber of Commerce holds a briefing to outline responsible corporate reforms. Thomas Donohue, president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, participates. Location: 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.
Writers seminar 12:30 p.m. The National Institutes of Health holds the National Cancer Institute writers seminar, "Epidemiology in a Nutshell," with four National Cancer Institute epidemiologists using their research to illustrate the strengths and limitations of epidemiology research. Location: Conference Rooms E1-E2, Natcher Conference Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-6641.
Uganda discussion 12:30 p.m. The World Bank holds a roundtable discussion on "Institutionalized Pathologies in Uganda: Why Regulation of Private Health Care Providers Fail." Location: 1818 H St. NW. Contact: 202/473-2625.
Corporate irresponsibility-disclosures news conference 12:30 p.m. The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee sponsors a news conference to discuss how recent corporate irresponsibility disclosures are affecting investor confidence and the nation's economic health. The participants include Sen. Paul S. Sarbanes, Maryland Democrat; Margaret Blair of Georgetown University; Jeff Faux of the Economic Policy Institute; Gary Gensler, former treasury undersecretary for domestic finance; Larry Mitchell of George Washington University. Location: Capitol, Room SC-6. Contact: 202/224-1654.
Signatures delivery 1 p.m. The Marijuana Policy Project holds a media availability immediately before the delivery of about 40,000 signatures that qualify the Medical Marijuana Initiative of 2002 for the District's November ballot. Location: Outside the front doors of the Judiciary Square Building, 441 Fourth St. NW. Contact: 202/462-5747, ext. 113.
China elections discussion 2:30 p.m. The Congressional-Executive Commission on China holds a public round table on "Village Elections in China." Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/226-3821.
Sino-U.S. relations discussion 3:30 p.m. The Woodrow Wilson Center holds a discussion on "Uncertain Partners, Uneasy Rivals: A Chinese Perspective on Current Sino-U.S. Relations." The speaker is Tao Wenzhao, deputy director of Institute of American Studies' Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and scholar at Wilson Center. Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4140.
Small-arms proliferation discussion 6 p.m. The Arms Control Association and the Eminent Persons Group host a panel discussion on the challenges of illicit small arms proliferation a year after the United Nations Conference on Small Arms and Light Weapons. Location: Embassy Suites Hotel, 1250 22nd St. NW. Contact: 202/625-2037.
Palestinian strategies discussion 7 p.m. The Georgetown University Center for Contemporary Arab Studies holds a discussion on "Palestinian Strategies of Nonviolent Resistance." Location: Reiss 103, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/667-6215.


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