- The Washington Times - Tuesday, January 21, 2003

PRESIDENT BUSH
Meets with President Ismael Omar Guelleh of Djibouti at the White House.

VICE PRESIDENT
10 a.m. Speaks at the burial ceremony of Marine Gen. Joe Foss, a Medal of Honor recipient. Location: Old Chapel, Arlington National Cemetery.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
8:30 a.m. Bureau of the Censusreleases figures on new residential construction for December 2002. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

4:15 p.m.
Federal Reserve Boardreleases foreign reports on the 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
9 a.m. Federal Aviation Administrationholds a meeting of the RTCA Special Committee 198, on the next generation air-ground communications system. Location: RTCA, 1828 L St., Suite 805. Contact: 202/833-9339.
10 a.m. Customs Serviceholds a meeting to discuss mandatory advanced collection of electronic information pertaining to rail cargo. Location: Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room B1.5-10. Contact: 202/927-1440.
10:30 a.m. Food and Drug Administrationholds a meeting to prepare for International Conference on Harmonization meetings in Tokyo. Topics include implementation of the Common Technical Document and update on new topics. Location: 5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1066, Rockville. Contact: 301/827-7001.
4:30 p.m. Bureau of Land Managementholds a meeting of the Science Advisory Board. Topics include report on BLM Science Activities for fiscal 2002, the president's Healthy Forest Initiative and fossils. Location: 1849 C St. NW, Room 7000A. Contact: 303/236-6454.

SUPREME COURT
Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m., one hour per case
Docket Number 01-1862 Woodford v. Garceau
Docket Number 01-1269 City of Cuyahoga Falls v. Buckeye Community Hope Foundation
Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE
Meets at 10 a.m. for morning business and 10:30 a.m. to consider H.J. Res. 2, making further continuing appropriations for fiscal 2003 and the National Amber Alert Network Act of 2003. Contact: Republican cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE
Not in session. The House is scheduled to reconvene at 2 p.m. Jan. 27. Contact: Republican cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democrat cloakroom, 202/225-160.

GENERAL AGENDA
March for Life all day Rock for Life holds its March for Life Training and Activism Conference.
Highlights 8:15 a.m. Prayer vigil, Planned Parenthood, 1108 16th St. NW.
10 a.m.
Prayer and rally, Food and Drug Administration Building, 200 C St. SW.
Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 540/226-9004.
Terror risk all day American Insurance Association holds its AIA Emerging Issues 2003 Conference Series on "Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002."
Highlights noon Richard Falkenrath, Office of Homeland Security
Location: Ritz Carlton Pentagon City, 1250 S. Hayes St., Arlington. Contact: 202/828-7100.
Clergy conference all day The National Clergy Council holds its annual winter executive conference.
Highlights 10:30 a.m. Panel discussion on "Bush and Iraq: Righteous Indignation or Vicious Vendetta?"
Location: Marriott Key Bridge Hotel, 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington. Contact: 703/257-5593 ext. 2.
Army reserves 8 a.m. U.S. Army Reserve holds the Reserve Officers Association midwinter conference. Keynote address by Lt. Gen. James R. Helmly, chief of the Army Reserve, on the Reserve's contributions to the war on terrorism, its mobilization, and its transformation. Location: Washington Hilton Hotel, International Ballroom (East), 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 703/601-0862.
Balkans briefing 8:30 a.m. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty holds a briefing on "Squaring the Circle in the Balkans." Participants include Patrick Moore, Balkan analysis coordinator at RFE, and Predrag Pajic, Library of Congress senior librarian. Location: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW, fourth-floor conference room. Contact: 202/457-6949.
Iraq sanctions 9:30 a.m. Voices in the Wilderness holds a news conference on the Treasury Department's "penalties towards Iraq." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, West Room. Contact: 202/347-0020.
Economic stimulus plan 9:30 a.m. Senate Democratic Policy Committee holds a hearing on the Bush administration's economic stimulus plan. Including Sens. Byron L. Dorgan of North Dakota and Paul S. Sarbanes of Maryland, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California. Location: 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-119.
Educator astronaut 11:15 a.m. District of Columbia public schools system holds a news conference to announce the Educator Astronaut Program. Participants include NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe, Florida first lady Columba Bush, and Nadena Loston, associate administrator for education. Location: Hardy Middle School, 1819 35th St. NW. Contact: 202/358-1726 or 202/442-5635.
War powers noon The New Atlantic Initiative holds a discussion on "Who Can Order War? The United States v. the United Nations." Participants include Jeane Kirkpatrick, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Location: American Enterprise Institute, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-6021.
State of U.S. cities 2 p.m. National Press Club Newsmaker Program holds a program on "State of America's Cities: Homeland Security and Economic Security." Participants include Mayor John DeStefano of New Haven, Conn. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Zenger Room. Contact: 202/626-3003.
Abortion celebration 6 p.m. NARAL Pro-Choice America holds a 30th anniversary celebration of the Roe v. Wade decision. Participants include Democratic Sens. John Edwards of North Carolina, John Kerry of Massachusetts and Joseph I. Lieberman of Connecticut; Rep. Richard A. Gephardt, Missouri Democrat; Howard Dean, former Democrat governor of Vermont; the Rev. Al Sharpton; Tipper Gore, wife of former Vice President Al Gore; Madeleine Albright, former secretary of state; and Kate Michelman, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, Regency Ballroom, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/973-3032 or 202/262-9963.
Marriage discussion 7 p.m. Politics and Prose Bookstore hosts a book discussion on "Grown-Up Marriage: What We Know, Wish We Had Known and Still Need To Know About Being Married" by Judith Viorst. Location: Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide