- The Washington Times - Sunday, August 29, 2004

PRESIDENT BUSH

Campaigns in Nashua, N.H., and Detroit.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Economic Analysis releases figures on personal income and outlays for July. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.

4 p.m. —National Agricultural Statistic Service releases the crop progress report. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 1/800-727-9540.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. Veterans Affairs Department holds a meeting of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board to review rehabilitation research and development applications for scientific and technical merit and to make recommendations to the director. Location: Sofitel Hotel, 806 15th St. NW. Contact: 202/254-0054.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Not in session. August Recess. Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. August Recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Air pollutant control symposium — all day The Electric Power Research Institute, Environmental Protection Agency and Energy Department hold a power-plant air pollutant control symposium. Events begin at 8 a.m. Topics include utility experience case studies and cost-effective materials of construction.

Highlights — 8 a.m. EPA Administrator Michael O. Leavitt. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 800/270-3444 or 412/232-3444, Ext. 3127.

Human factors — all day National Academies’ Center for the Study of Behavior and Development holds a meeting of the Committee on Human Factors. Events begin at 9:30 a.m.

Highlights — 9:30 a.m. Frank Stech, MITRE Corp., “Tools and Techniques for Deception Detection in Intelligence Situations”

Location: National Academies’ Keck Center, Room 206, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3027.

Outlook for housing — 10 a.m. Homeownership Alliance holds a conference call briefing on the outlook for housing and mortgage finance in the second half of the year. David Seider, National Association of Home Builders; Frank Nothalf, Freddie Mac; David Lereah, National Association of Realtors; Paul Merski, Independent Community Bankers of America; and David Berson, Fannie Mae, participate. Contact: 202/354-8262.

Book discussion — 7 p.m. Politics and Prose bookstore holds a discussion on the book “Step Wars: Overcoming the Perils and Making Peace in Adult Stepfamilies.” Author Grace Gabe participates. Location: Politics and Prose bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

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