- The Washington Times - Friday, January 10, 2003

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosts an address on the Bush administration's economic growth plan by Vice President Richard B. Cheney. Location: USCC, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.
Iraq discussion noon Heritage Foundation and the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute hold a Conservative Women's Network luncheon discussion, "Foreign Policy and the War in Iraq." Participants include Helle Dale, deputy director of Heritage's Davis Institute for International Studies. Location: Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Van Andel Conference Room. Contact: 703/318-0730.

PRESIDENT BUSH
To be announced.

VICE PRESIDENT
11:15 a.m. Delivers an address on the Bush administration's economic growth plan, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its employment figures for December. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.
5 p.m. World Agricultural Outlook Board releases its world agricultural supply and demand estimates. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-7115.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8 a.m. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration holds a meeting of its Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee, to make final reports to NOAA Fisheries and adjourn. Location: Hotel Washington, 515 15th St. NW. Contact: 301/713-9501, Ext. 171.
8:30 a.m. National Endowment for the Humanities holds a meeting of its humanities panel to review applications for scholarly editions. Location: Old Post Office, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, room 315. Contact: 202/606-8322.
9 a.m. Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of the Office of Research and Development's board of scientific counselors, executive committee. Location: Lowe's L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L'Enfant Plaza SW. Contact: 202/564-6853.
1 p.m. Internal Revenue Service holds a teleconference meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Multilingual Initiative Issue Committee. Location: None given. Contact: 888/912-1227 or 954/423-7977.

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

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

HOUSE
Not in session. The House will next meet at 2 p.m. Jan. 27. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
Anti-terror training all day Terrorism Research Center and the Metro Transit Police hold a counterterrorism training seminar, "Terrorism: Threats, Training, Tactics and Technology."
Highlights 12:45 p.m. "Cyber-Terrorism"
Location: Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 703/465-0276 or 202/962-1051.
Drug courts all day National Association of Drug Court Professionals holds its fourth annual Juvenile and Family Drug Court Training Conference. Topics include issues of drug-related crime and all levels of drug court personnel. Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 877/266-1374 or 703/575-9522.
Traffic congestion 9 a.m. Progressive Policy Institute hosts a forum, "Addressing Traffic Congestion: Boosting Supply or Curbing Demand?" Topics include transportation policy. Participants include David Burwell, president of the Surface Transportation Policy Project, and Robert Atkinson, PPI vice president. Location: PPI, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Suite 400. Contact: 202/547-0001.
Gulf war illness 9 a.m. National Academies holds a meeting to discuss the Gulf war and health. Topics include a review of pesticides and solvents. Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW, room 800. Contact: 202/334-1306.
Feminist priorities 10 a.m. National Council for Women's Organizations Task Force on Economic Security holds a congressional staff briefing on economic priorities for the 108th Congress. Topics include welfare reauthorization, Medicare, Social Security and the Workforce Reinvestment Act. Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/326-0040.
Health care 10 a.m. National Press Club Morning Newsmaker Program holds a news conference to discuss legislation for comprehensive health care reform. Sen. Ron Wyden, Oregon Democrat, participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Murrow Room. Contact: 202/224-1170.
Nuclear monitoring 10:30 a.m. Congress holds a meeting with the director of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Participants include Sen. Richard G. Lugar, Indiana Republican and Foreign Relations Committee chairman, and IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei. Location: 306 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2079.
Election returns noon Washington Area State Relations Group holds a news conference to discuss a historical perspective of election returns and current political events coupled with an outlook for 2003 and 2004. Participants include pollster Vie Fingerhut. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, 13th floor. Contact: 703/516-8368.
Human rights litigation 12:15 p.m. The Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise in Washington holds a briefing, "By Any Necessary Means? Litigating Human Rights in U.S. Courts." Location: B-318 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/312-1219 or 202/312-1218.
Environment award 3:30 p.m. American Society of Landscape Architects holds a ceremony to present the Olmstead Medal for Environmental Stewardship to former Sen. Gaylord Nelson, Wisconsin Democrat and founder of Earth Day. Location: ASLA Conference Room, 636 I St. NW. Contact: 202/216-2331.
Youth violence 7 p.m. Washington National Cathedral hosts a discussion, "Defeating Youth Violence: Positive Alternatives," a program designed to entertain, educate and motivate youths. Participants include Ron Suskind, Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Location: WNC, Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues NW. Contact: 202/537-6248.


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