- The Washington Times - Thursday, August 12, 2004

PRESIDENT BUSH

Makes remarks at a United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners training facility, Las Vegas. Attends a Republican National Committee Victory 2004 reception, Los Angeles.

VICE PRESIDENT

Participates in a Bush-Cheney ‘04 rally, Dayton Convention Center, 22 East Fifth St. Dayton, Ohio.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of the Censusreleases the advance monthly sales for retail and food services for July 2004. Location: 14th Street between E Street & Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

6 p.m. —Federal Reserve Boardreleases its weekly reports on Condition Statement of Federal Reserve Banks, Factors Affecting Reserves of Depository Institutions — Money Stock, Liquid Assets, Debt Measures. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th & 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. Farm Credit Administrationholds a meeting of the Board of Directors. Topics include: Corporate/Non-Corporate report; proposed rule — Investments in Farmers’ Notes; amend charter for Louisiana Ag Credit, ACA to Authorize Both Title I and II Lending in its Territory. Location: Farm Credit Administration, 1501 Farm Credit Drive, McLean. Contact: 703/883-4009.

9:30 a.m. Federal Election Commission holds an open meeting. Topics include: Advisory Opinion 2004-21: Give to USA, Inc. by Matthew L. Ginsberg, Chief Executive Officer, On Time Systems Inc.; Advisory Opinion 2004-23: U.S. Oncology Inc. Good Government Committee (“USON-GGC”) by counsel, Thomas J. Spulak. Location: 999 E St. NW. Contact: 202/694-1220.

1:30 p.m. —United States Fish and Wildlife Service holds a meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), to discuss the U.S. negotiating positions for the thirteenth regular meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES (COP13) in Bangkok, October 2-14, 2004. Location: Interior Department, 18th and C streets NW. Contact: 703/358-2095.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Not in session. August Recess (The Senate will reconvene on September 7, 2004). Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. Summer District Work Period (The House will reconvene on September 7, 2004). Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Empowering the nonprofit sector — all day Alliance for Nonprofit Management holds a conference, “Empowering the Nonprofit Sector.” Events begin at 9 a.m. Location: Capital Hilton, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 202/955-8406.

Future of social security — all day Retirement Research Consortium holds its annual conference, “The Future of Social Security.” Events begin at 8:30 a.m. Highlights — 1:15 p.m. Edward Gramlich, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System

Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 734/6145-4589; SSA Press Office, 410/965-8904.

Egypt discussion — 9:30 a.m. The Global Policy Network holds a discussion on “International Viewpoints on Work in Egypt.” Alia Elmahdi, University of Cairo; Marsha Pripstein Posusney, Bryant College, and Inder Sud, George Washington University, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Lisagor Room. Contact: 202/775-8810.

Public access to federal rulemaking — 9:30 a.m. The EPA’s Office of Environmental Information holds a public meeting to discuss public access to federal rulemaking through the Internet. Location: Labor Department, 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/632-0338.

Nuclear security strategy — 10 a.m. The Center for International Trade and Security holds a discussion on “Nuclear Security Strategy for the 21st Century.” Eugene Habiger, former commander, U.S. Strategic Command, U.S. Air Force, participates. Location: CITS, 1900 K St. NW. Contact: 202/496-7454.

War in Iraq — 10 a.m. Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) Foreign Policy in Focus hosts a film screening of “Uncovered: The War in Iraq.” Ray McGovern, former CIA official and David Corn, the Nation, participate. Location: IPS, 733 15th St. NW. Suite 1020. Contact: 202/297-9381 or 202/297-5412.

Conference call briefing — 11 a.m. The Center for Security Policy holds a conference call briefing to release a report, “Terror Investments of the 50 States.”

Dial-in, 800/861-4084; passcode, 1041162. Frank Gaffney, Center for Security Policy, participates. Location: None given. Contact: 703/684-5004, ext. 130.

Breast cancer walk — 1 p.m. Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer 3-Day holds registration and safety training in preparation for the August 13-15 3-Day Breast Cancer walk. Media are invited to learn about preparations for the walk. Location: Dulles Expo Center, 4638 Chantilly Center, Chantilly. Contact: 703/243-6530 ext. 19 or 816/512- 9390.

WVSA reception — 5:30 p.m. WVSA Arts Connection holds a reception, “Masters to Moderns,” featuring the works of the students of WVSA’s ARTiculate Employment Training Program. Location: WVSA’s ARTiculate Gallery, 1100 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/296-9100.

WIIT reception — 6 p.m. The Women in International Trade (WIIT) holds a reception, “Women in International Trade Summer Social.” Location: Ambassador of Colombia’s residence, 1520 20th St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5417.

Book discussion — 7 p.m. Politics and Prose Bookstore holds a book discussion on “Whose Trade Organization? A Comprehensive Guide to the WTO.”

Lori Wallach and Patrick Woodall, Public Citizen and authors, participate. Location: Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.


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