- The Washington Times - Wednesday, February 19, 2003

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Pakistan future 12:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a discussion on "Pakistan: The Way Ahead?" Location: SAIS, Rome Building, Room 204, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5722.
U.S. immigration policy 1:30 p.m. National Immigration Forum holds a news briefing on "How Well are American Immigration Policies Matching Needs and Realities?" Topics include security, immigration law and regulation, immigrant integration, the Workforce Investment Act, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families reauthorization and DREAM Act/Student Adjustment Act. Location: 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/544-0004, ext. 14.

PRESIDENT BUSH
To be announced.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
8:30 a.m. Bureau of the Censusreleases figures on new residential construction for January 2003. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
9 a.m.
Energy Information Administrationreleases the weekly petroleum status report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
9 a.m. Federal Trade Commissionholds a workshop on building public/private partnerships to combat cross-border fraud against consumers. Location: FTC, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room 432. Contact: 202/326-3072.
9 a.m.
Nuclear Regulatory Commissionholds a meeting to discuss and gather stakeholder input on proposed post-fire, safe-shutdown inspection standards. Location: NRC, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: 800/368-5642.
3 p.m.
Foreign Agricultural Serviceholds a meeting to review re-export credits to licensed refiners for shipments of sugar to Mexico. Location: USDA, 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/720-2916.

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

SENATE
Not in session, Presidents Day recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE
Not in session, Presidents Day recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
Committee on Science all day National Academies holds the 170th meeting of the Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy. Location: National Academies, boardroom, 2101 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-2424.
Kosovo dispute 8:30 a.m. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty holds a briefing on "Whither Kosovo: The Continuing Destruction of Yugoslavia." Location: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW, fourth-floor conference room. Contact: 202/457-6949.
China discussion 8:30 a.m. Asia Society Washington Center holds a panel talk on "China's Growing Information Technology Industry." Location: St. Regis Hotel, 923 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/833-2742.
Anti-war protest 10 a.m. Institute for Energy and Environmental Research holds a news conference to oppose U.S. war policy. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Murrow Room. Contact: 301/270-5500.
Health care spending 10 a.m. American Hospital Association and the Federation of American Hospitals hold a news conference to release a report on the causes of increased health care spending. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/626-2342.
U.S.-Indian ties 10 a.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a panel discussion on "Indians and Cowboys: Strategic Implications for the Bush Doctrine in South Asia." Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-5845.
Dulles airport 11:30 a.m. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority holds its monthly luncheon meeting to update the Committee for Dulles on the airline industry in the Washington metropolitan region. Location: MWAA, 1 Aviation Circle. Contact: 703/581-1700.
Bush economic package noon U.S. Chamber of Commerce holds a news conference to highlight the president's job and growth package. Treasury Secretary John W. Snow participates. Location: USCC Headquarters, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5600.
Seafood discussion noon Legal Sea Foods Inc. holds a panel discussion on "Fishing for Answers: Navigating Oceans of Information about Seafood." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/237-3780.
Interest rates noon District of Columbia Bar Association holds a luncheon program on "Planning Opportunities in a Low Interest Rate Environment." Location: D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1250 H St. NW, Level B-1. Contact: 202/626-3463.
Fuel-cell technology 12:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a talk on "The Future of Fuel-Cell Technologies," which focuses on an initiative to develop technology for hydrogen-powered fuel cells. Location: SAIS, Rome Building auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5786, 202/663-5626.
E-government plan 2 p.m. Labor Department holds a news conference to announce the department's E-Government Strategic Plan. Participants include Rep. Adam H. Putnam, Florida Republican; Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao and Mark Forman, OMB associate director for information technology and electronic government. Location: Labor Department auditorium, 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/693-4676.
Energy assistance program 2:30 p.m. Northeast Midwest Institute House and Senate Coalition hosts a briefing on "Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program." Location: 236 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/544-5200.
Washington in Maps 6 p.m. Library of Congress Center for the Book, the library's Geography and Map Division, and the U.S. Capitol Historical Society hold a book discussion on "Washington in Maps." Location: Madison Building, Mumford Room, sixth floor, 101 Independence Ave. SE. Contact: 202/707-5221.
Arab foreign policy 8 p.m. Al-Hewar Center holds a discussion on "Arab Coordination and the Current Challenges in the Middle East." Hussein Hassouna, ambassador, Arab League, participates. Location: Al-Hewar Center, 124 Park St. SE, Vienna. Contact: 703/281-6277.
Media on Iraq 8 p.m. American University School of Communication and radio station WAMU-88.5 FM sponsor a forum on "Iraq Through the Lens of American and European Media." Location: AU, Ward Building, Room 1, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-2074.


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