- The Washington Times - Monday, June 28, 2004

PRESIDENT BUSH

Attends the NATO summit, Istanbul, Turkey.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Economic Analysisreleases the personal income and outlays for May. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.

4:15 p.m. —Federal Reserve Boardreleases its weekly foreign 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

8:30 a.m. Environmental Protection Agencyholds a meeting of the Association of American Pesticide Control Officials State Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, Issues Research and Evaluation Group. Topics include: EPA inspection credentials guidance; mosquito labeling proposal; Endangered Species Protection Program update; and new approach expectations for state lead agencies. Location: Doubletree Hotel, 300 Army-Navy Drive, Arlington. Contact: 703/605-0195.

Noon —Federal Reserve System Board of Governorsholds a meeting to discuss appointments, promotions, assignments, reassignments and salary actions involving individual Federal Reserve System employees. Location: Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building, 20th and C streets NW. Contact: 202/452-2955.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

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

HOUSE

Not in session. Independence Day district work period. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Great public schools — all day National Education Association holds its 142nd annual meeting and 83rd Representative Assembly, “Team NEA: Uniting the Nation for Great Public Schools,” Events begins at 8 a.m.

Highlights — noon National Council of Urban Education Associations meeting

Location: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW. Contact: 202/822-7200.

Living with terror — all day University of Haifa and the University of Pennsylvania host the first “International Conference on Living with Terror: Psycho-Social Effects.” Events begin at 8:30 a.m.

Highlights — 9:30 a.m. Marc Sageman, University of Pennsylvania, “Understanding Terror Networks” Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 301/928-9896.

Model schools conference — all day International Institute for Leadership in Education holds its 12th annual Model Schools Conference. Events begin at 9 a.m.

Highlights — 10:15 a.m. Jim Shelton, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, “Knowing What Works and Taking the Next Steps.” Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 518/399-2776.

“Who Should Pay for Medicare?” — 9:30 a.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a book discussion, “Who Should Pay for Medicare?” Daniel Shaviro, author; Len Nichols, Center for Studying Health System Change; Peter Orzag, Brookings Institution; Robert Reischauer, Urban Institute; and Joseph Antos, AEI, participate. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW. Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

Promote healthy marriages — 10 a.m. The Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy holds a forum, “Government Partnerships with Religious Groups to Promote and Support Healthy Marriages.” Wade Horn, HHS; Richard Nathan, Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy; and Theodora Ooms, Center for Law and Social Policy, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 518/443-5014.

Peace process in Colombia — 11 a.m. Woodrow Wilson Center holds a discussion, “The Peace Process in Colombia with the Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia.” Location: WWC, 1 Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4140.

Internet to interact with government — 11:30 a.m. Capital Cabal holds a discussion, “How Americans Get in Touch with Government.” Topics include how U.S. citizens use the Internet to interact with government. Lee Rainie, Pew Internet and American Life Project, participates. Location: City Club at Franklin Place, 1300 I St. NW. Contact: 202/236-0344.

Venezuela discussion — noon The Center for International Private Enterprise holds a discussion, “Addressing Venezuela’s Informal Sector: Results from a Survey of Political and Economic Barriers.” Wladimir Zanono, Center for the Dissemination of Economic Information, participates. Location: U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/721-9225.

Health insurance — noon America’s Health Insurance Plans holds a discussion, “On Basics of Consumer Choice Plans.” Karen Ignnagni, AHIP; and Linda Culliton and Jeff Munn, Hewitt Associates, participate. Location: AHIP, 601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Suite 500. Contact: 202/778-3245.

Promoting democracy — noon Porlademocracia holds a news conference to discuss its mission of promoting democracy nationally and internationally. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 303/303-2161.

Environment studies — 1 p.m. National Academies’ Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology holds a meeting, “State Practices in Setting Mobile Source Emissions Standards.” Location: National Academies, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3562.

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