- The Washington Times - Tuesday, June 4, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Yucca Mountain news conference 10 a.m. Sen. Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, holds a news conference on a celebrity letter opposing the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site. Mike Farrell, actor and activist, participates. Location: Capitol, Room S-303. Contact: 202/224-3542.
Bioterrorism and smallpox forum noon The Cato Institute holds its policy forum on "Bioterrorism and Smallpox: Ring Containment, Mass Vaccination or Individual Choice?" Location: F.A. Hayek Auditorium, 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/789-5229

PRESIDENT BUSH
Tours the National Security Agency, Fort Meade, and delivers remarks to welfare-to-work graduates, White House.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
9 a.m. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention holds a meeting of the future vaccines, immunization coverage, and vaccine safety and communication subcommittees of the national vaccine advisory committee. Location: Room 505A, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 770/488-2040.
10 a.m. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board holds a meeting. Location: Suite 400 Conference Room, 2175 K St. NW. Contact: 202/261-7600.

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

SENATE
No schedule available. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES
9 a.m. Environment and Public Works Committee holds a hearing to review proposals for construction of a plaza at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Location: 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-8832.
9:30 a.m. Appropriations Labor, HHS and Education subcommittee holds a hearing on cancer research and prevention. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson testifies. Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3471.
9:45 a.m. Energy and Natural Resources Committee holds a hearing on the nomination of Kyle McSlarrow to be deputy energy secretary. Location: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4103.
10 a.m. Indian Affairs Committee holds an oversight hearing on "The Activities of Federal Agencies as they Affect Native American Sacred Sites." Location: 485 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2251.
2 p.m. Governmental Affairs oversight of government management, restructuring and the District of Columbia subcommittee holds a hearing titled "Half a Loaf: The Impact of Excluding Surplus Commodities from America's Response to Global Hunger." Location: 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2627.

HOUSE
Meets at 2 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES
4 p.m. Judiciary crime, terrorism and homeland security subcommittee holds a hearing on the Homeland Security Information Sharing Act. A markup of the legislation follows. Location: 2237 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3951.
5 p.m. Rules Committee formulates a rule on the conference report on the Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2002. Location: Capitol, Room H-313. Contact: 202/225-9191.

GENERAL AGENDA
Global challenges forum all day InterAction opens its annual forum on the theme "Meeting The Global Challenges of Our Age: Are We Up To The Task?" James Wolfensohn, World Bank, speaks at 12:30 p.m. Location: Washington Marriott, 1221 22nd St. NW. Contact: 202/667-8227.
Breast cancer conference all day The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation holds its 2002 Mission Conference.
Highlights 11:30 a.m. Public Policy Awards Luncheon featuring Connie Mack Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Sen. Olympia J. Snowe, Maine Republican; and Champion of Change Award recipient Rep. Ken Bentsen, Texas Democrat.
Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/408-0808.
Financial transparency symposium all day The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation holds a symposium on financial transparency. The luncheon speaker is Lawrence Lindsey, assistant to the president for economic policy. Donald Powell, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation chairman, makes closing remarks. Location: St. Regis Hotel, 923 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/898-6993.
Performance conference all day The National Academy of Public Administration holds its fifth annual performance conference. Education Secretary Rod Paige and Mitchell E. Daniels Jr., director of the Office of Management and Budget, participate. Location: The Inn and Conference Center, University of Maryland University College, University Boulevard at Adelphi Road, College Park. Contact: 703/218-1600.
Iraqi opposition briefing 8:30 a.m. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty holds a briefing on "Who Are the Iraqi Opposition?" The speaker is Kamran Al-Karadaghi, Radio Free Iraq. Location: Fourth Floor Conference Room, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/457-6949.
Brazilian economic policies forum 8:30 a.m. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce holds a forum on Brazilian economic policies. The participants include Rep. Antonio Kandir, Social Democratic Party of Brazil, and Rep. Aloizio Mercadante, Brazilian Workers Party. Location: 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.


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