- The Washington Times - Monday, August 9, 2004

PRESIDENT BUSH

Participates in a Bush-Cheney ‘04 “Ask President Bush” rally in Annandale. Meets with Polish Prime Minister Marek Belka at the White House.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases the wholesale trade report for June. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

4:15 p.m. —Federal Reserve releases its weekly reports on the assets and liabilities of U.S.- and foreign-chartered banks and on foreign exchange rates. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

2 p.m. Federal Housing Commissioner’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing holds a meeting of the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee to discuss a departmental status report, implementation of the Manufactured Housing Improvement Act of 2000, construction and safety standards, installation standards, a proposed rule for payments to states, and the committee’s role, priorities and actions. Location: Radisson Hotel Old Town, 901 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria. Contact: 202/708-6409.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

In recess until Sept. 7. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

In recess until Sept. 7. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Solar and space physics — all day National Academies’ Space Studies Board holds a meeting of the Panel on Solar and Space Physics. Events begin at 8:30 a.m. Location: National Academies’ Keck Center, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3477.

Head and neck cancer — all day American Head and Neck Society holds the sixth international conference on head and neck cancer. Events begin at 8 a.m.

Highlights — 9:20 a.m. Crispian Scully, London, “Tobacco and Head and Neck Cancer”

Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW.

Contact: 412/243-5156.

Nation’s health at risk — 9 a.m. The National Association of Community Health Centers holds a press briefing to release “Nation’s Health at Risk: Part II.” Participants include Dan Hawkins of the NACHC, Monica Sweeney of the Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., and Nancy Stern of the Eastern Shore Rural Health System. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Holeman Lounge. Contact: 202/296-1890 or 202/309-0338 or 202/361-3491.

News conference — 10 a.m. Faith and Action holds a press conference on the resignation of the Kerry-Edwards campaign’s adviser for religious outreach and to present a letter requesting a meeting to discuss the concerns of conservative and traditional churches. Location: Outside Sen. John Kerry’s campaign headquarters, 901 15th St. NW. Contact: 2020/546-8329 or 703/447-1072.

Book discussion — noon Institute for International Economics holds a book discussion on “Running on Empty: How the Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It.” Participants include Peter Peterson, author, former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin and Alan Murray of CNBC. Location: IIE, 1750 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/454-1361.

Franks discussion — 12:30 p.m. The National Press Club holds a book discussion on “American Soldier.” Tommy Franks, author, participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7523.

HVRP conference — 1 p.m. Labor Department’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service hosts a Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program Technical Assistance Conference.

Highlights — 1 p.m. Frederico Juarbe Jr., assistant labor secretary for veterans, and Chuck Ciccolella, deputy assistant labor secretary, open the session.

Location: Holiday Inn, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/693-5051 or 571/643-5293.

Award ceremony — 6 p.m. The NeighborWorks system holds a ceremony and dinner to present the Dorothy Richardson Award for Resident Leadership. Location: Washington Hilton, International Ballroom West, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 301/229-0688.

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