- The Washington Times - Monday, October 7, 2002

PRESIDENT BUSH
Travels to Cincinnati to deliver an address on Iraq.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
4 p.m. Energy Information Administration releases its weekly report on retail diesel-fuel prices, followed at 5 p.m. with the release of its weekly report on retail gasoline prices. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.
4:15 p.m.
Federal Reserve releases weekly foreign reports on assets and liabilities of U.S.- and foreign-chartered banks and on foreign-exchange rates for the previous week. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8 a.m. National Institutes of Healthholds a meeting of the National Cancer Institute's special panel on spores in leukemia and myeloma to review and evaluate grant applications. Location: Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda. Contact: 301/402-0371.
8:30 a.m.
Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of the Pesticide Operations and Management Working Committee. Location: Days Inn, 2000 Jefferson Davis Highway, Crystal City, Arlington. Contact: 703/605-0195.
8:30 a.m.
National Science Foundationholds a meeting of the Polar Programs Advisory Committee for a discussion of NSF-wide initiatives and long-range planning. Location: National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Room 1235, Arlington. Contact: 703/292-8030.
1 p.m.
Federal Aviation Administration holds a meeting of the Air Traffic Procedures Advisory Committee. Location: National Air Traffic Controllers Association headquarters, 1325 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/267-3725.

SUPREME COURT
Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m., one hour per case.
Docket No. 01-270, Yellow Transportation Inc. v. Michigan
Docket No. 01-896, Ford Motor Co. v. McCauley
Location: 1 First St. NE. Contact: 202/479-3211.

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

SENATE COMMITTEES
1:30 p.m. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee holds a hearing on the nomination of Mark McClellan to be Food and Drug Administration commissioner. Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5375.
2 p.m.
Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on seven nominations to the federal bench Rosemary Collyer in the District of Columbia; Mark Fuller in Alabama; Robert Klausner in California; Robert Kugler and Jose Linares in New Jersey; Ronald Leighton in Washington state; and William Smith in Rhode Island. Location: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7703.

HOUSE
Meets at 9:30 a.m. for morning hour and 11 a.m. for legislative business to consider the Child Abduction Prevention Act. Contact: Republican cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic cloakroom, 202/225-1600.
4:30 p.m.
Rules Committee meets to work on a rule for debate on the authorization of use of military force against Iraq. Location: H-313, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/225-9191.
6 p.m.
Ways and Means Committee holds a markup of Protecting America's Savings Act of 2002 and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the individual limitation on capital losses. Location: 1100 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3625.

GENERAL AGENDA
Child fitness all day Action for Healthy Kids holds the Healthy Schools Summit on children's nutrition and fitness. Location: Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/ 822-9491.
Winter fuels 8:30 a.m. Energy Department's Energy Information Administration and the National Association of State Energy Officials hold a winter fuels conference.
Highlights 9:30 a.m. Guy Caruso, EIA, winter fuels-outlook news conference
Location: Washington Marriott, 1221 22nd St. NW. Contact: 202/586-8800.
Congressional election 9 a.m. Watertown Daily holds a news conference on a congressional-election preview. Location: National Press Club, First Amendment Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7085.
World economy 9 a.m. American Enterprise Institute sponsors a public symposium on global finances, including discussion of the International Monetary Fund's proposal for sovereign debt restructuring. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Disarming Iraq 9:30 a.m. Arms Control Association holds a news conference, "Disarming Iraq: How Weapons Inspections Can Work and What They Can Accomplish." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, West Room. Contact: 202/463-8270, Ext. 104.
Safe driving 10 a.m. Network of Employers for Traffic Safety holds a news conference, "Drive Safely Work Week." Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/452-6005.
Indian rally 10 a.m. National Congress of American Indians holds its Sovereignty Run Rally.
Highlights 10 a.m. Rally, U.S. Supreme Court, One First St. NE.
1 p.m.
Steering committee meeting, Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel, 1964 Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills participates.
Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/466-7767; Registration, 202/737-1234 or 800/233-1234.
Russia's population noon The Woodrow Wilson Center Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies holds a discussion, "Dire Demographics: Population Trends in the Russian Federation." Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, sixth-floor auditorium, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4100.
Prescription drugs noon National Association of Chain Drug Stores holds a luncheon briefing on the effect of drug-discount cards and a Medicare prescription-drug benefit on rural seniors. Location: B-338 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 703/837-4190.
Vaccination noon The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and the National Coalition for Adult Immunization hold a news conference to urge influenza and pneumococcal vaccination. Dr. Richard Carmona, surgeon general, and Dr. Walter Orenstein, assistant surgeon general, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Holeman Lounge. Contact: 732/382-8898.


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