- The Washington Times - Tuesday, September 24, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Taiwan discussion 3 p.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion on "Taiwan's Democratic Development." Wu Shu-chen, Taiwan's first lady, participates. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th Floor. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Social Security seminar 4:30 p.m. Cato Institute holds a seminar on "Social Security and Young Americans." Topics include the politics of Social Security reform. Location: 1539 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/218-4633.

PRESIDENT BUSH
To be announced.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
2:30 p.m. Treasury Department auctions three- and six-month Treasury bills. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.
5 p.m. American Petroleum Institute releases the weekly report on petroleum inventories. Location: 1220 L St. NW. Contact: 202/682-8000.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8 a.m. Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of the National Advisory Council on Environmental Policy and Technology Superfund subcommittee, to receive reports from the subcommittee's working groups about their activities since the last subcommittee meeting in June 2002. Full agenda for the meeting will be posted at: www.epa.gov/oswer/SFsub.htm. Location: Marriott Crystal Gateway, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 703/603-9046.
8 a.m. President's Committee on Mental Retardation holds a meeting of to discuss President Bush's New Freedom Initiative, interagency collaboration and cooperation, and removal of barriers to full community integration and improved quality of life for individuals with mental retardation. Location: Old Executive Office Building, 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Indian Treaty Room. Contact: 202/619-0634.
10 a.m. National Park Service holds a meeting of the National Capital Memorial Commission, to discuss legislative proposals introduced in the 107th Congress to establish memorials in the District of Columbia and its environs. Location: National Building Museum, Fifth and F streets NW, Room 312. Contact: 202/619-7097.
2 p.m. Export-Import Bank holds a meeting of the bank's Board of Directors, to review the revised economic impact procedures. Location: Ex-Im Bank, 811 Vermont Ave. NW, Room 1143. Contact: 202/565-3957.

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 a.m. Environment and Public Works Committee holds a hearing to examine the response to September 11 and the continuing role of the federal government in the recovery efforts. Location: 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-8832.
9:30 a.m. Indian Affairs Committee holds a oversight hearing on the role of special trustees within the Interior Department. Location: 485 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2251.
9:45 a.m. Governmental Affairs oversight of government management, restructuring and the District of Columbia subcommittee and Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee holds a joint hearing on "Responding to the Threat of West Nile Virus." Location: 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2627 or 202/224-5375.
10 a.m. Judiciary administrative oversight and the courts subcommittee holds a hearing on "The D.C. Circuit: The Importance of Balance on the Nation's Second Highest Court." Location: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7703.

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

HOUSE COMMITTEES
10 a.m. Small Business Committee holds a hearing on "The Role the Federal Government and Small Businesses Are Playing in Assisting Individuals With Disabilities." Location: 2360 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5821.
2 p.m. Education and the Workforce 21st-century competitiveness subcommittee holds a hearing on "Homeland Security: Tracking International Students in Higher Education Progress and Issues Since 9/11." Location: 2175 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-4527, recorded schedule 202/226-2026.
4:30 p.m. Transportation and Infrastructure water resources and the environment subcommittee holds a markup of the Water Resources Development Act of 2002. Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-9446.
5 p.m. Rules Committee meets to formulate a rule on a resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the 107th Congress should complete action on the Pension Security Act of 2002; a resolution making appropriations for fiscal 2003; and the Abortion Non- Discrimination Act of 2002. Location: Room H-313, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/225-9191.

GENERAL AGENDA
Congressional Caucus meeting all day National Association of Federal Credit Unions holds its Congressional Caucus meeting.
Highlights 8:50 a.m. Rep. Steven C. LaTourette, Ohio Republican
9:10 a.m. Rep. Michael G. Oxley, Ohio Republican, chairman, Financial Services Committee
10 a.m. Sen. Paul S. Sarbanes, Maryland Democrat, chairman, banking committee
Location: Grand Hyatt, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 703/522-4770.
Energy Summit 2002 all day U.S. Chamber of Commerce holds an "Energy Summit 2002: Ensuring America's Energy Supply."
Highlights 8:35 a.m. Rep. Billy Tauzin, Louisiana Republican, chairman, Energy and Commerce Committee
9:05 a.m. Sen. Jeff Bingaman, New Mexico Democrat, chairman, Energy and Natural Resources Committee
11:30 a.m. Commerce Secretary Donald L. Evans
3 p.m. Sen. Chuck Hagel, Nebraska Republican
Location: USCC, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.
Women in Politics 9 a.m. Woodrow Wilson Center holds a discussion on "A Comparative Look at Women in Politics in the United States and Canada." Location: WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: RSVP to 202/691-4270.
Federal Workers' Safety and Health 9 a.m. Labor Department holds a Federal Workers' Safety and Health Summit.
Highlights 9 a.m. D. Cameron Findley, deputy labor secretary
noon Dan Blair, deputy director, Office of Personnel Management
Location: Labor Department, Auditorium, 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: Reporters should use the Third Street entrance and be prepared to leave a photo ID with guards; 202/693-4666.
America's energy supplies 10 a.m. Members of Congress hold a news conference to introduce legislation aimed at diversifying America's energy supplies through cooperation with Russia. Location: Senate Radio/TV Gallery, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/225-2011.
A pen and pad news conference 12:30 p.m. Congress sponsors a pen and pad news conference. Rep. Dick Armey, Texas Republican, majority leader, participates. Location: H-219, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/225-6007.

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