- The Washington Times - Monday, July 11, 2005

PRESIDENT BUSH

To be announced

ECONOMIC REPORTS

2 p.m. — Treasury Department releases weekly three- and six-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.



FEDERAL AGENCIES

9 a.m. — Energy Department holds a meeting of the high energy physics advisory panel. Location: Madison Hotel, 15th and M streets NW. Contact: 301/903-3705.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Meets at 1 p.m. for morning business and 2 p.m. to consider the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, fiscal 2006. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

11 a.m. — Appropriations Labor, HHS, Education and related agencies subcommittee holds hearing on funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The witnesses include: Patricia Harrison, president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting; Kenneth Tomlinson, chairman of the CPB Board of Directors; Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of the Public Broadcasting Service; John Lawson, president and CEO of the Association of Public Television Stations; and David Boaz, executive vice president of Cato Institute. Location: 192 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7363.

HOUSE

Meets at 2 p.m. for legislative business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

5 p.m. — Rules Committee meets to formulate a rule on the Occupational Safety and Health Small Business Day in Court Act of 2005, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission Efficiency Act of 2005, the OSHA Citation Act of 2005, and the Small Employer Access to Justice Act of 2005. Location: H-313, Capitol. Contact: 202/225-9191.

GENERAL AGENDA

Homelessness conference — all day — The National Alliance to End Homelessness holds its annual conference, “Ending Homelessness: Progress and Challenges.” Events begin at 8 a.m.

Highlight — 9 a.m. — “AIDS Housing: Making the Case for AIDS Housing Using the Building Blocks of Evaluation, Research, and Advocacy to Maximize Housing Options in Your Community.”

Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/638-1526.

Banking forum — all day — The American Bankers Association holds the “Managing the Business of Learning Forum.”

Highlights — 11:15 a.m. — “Building Bench Strength in the Financial Services,” Doug Lennick, executive vice president of American Express and principal in the Lennick Aberman Leadership Group.

Location: Hyatt Regency Reston, 1800 Presidents St. Contact: 202/663-5469.

Congressional reform — 9:30 a.m. — The 9/11 Public Discourse Project holds a discussion titled “Congressional Reform for the Post-9/11 Era.” The participants include: Sen. Pat Roberts, Kansas Republican; Slade Gordon, 9/11 commission; and Thomas Foley, former speaker of the House, Washington Democrat. Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/236-4878.

Community journalist forum — 10:30 a.m. — Ms Magazine holds a Community Journalist Forum titled, “Supreme Court Vacancy: What’s at Stake For Women?” The participants include: writer Ellen Chesler; Judith DeSarno, president and CEO, National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association; Jocelyn Frye, director, Legal and Public Policy, National Partnership for Women and Families; Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO; Eleanor Smeal, president of the Feminist Majority Foundation; and Frank Susman, reproductive rights lawyer. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/298-7469.

Supreme Court and Hispanics — 1 p.m. — Hispanics for a Fair Judiciary hold a discussion on the impact changes to the Supreme Court will have on the Hispanic community. The participants include: Rep. Linda T. Sanchez, California Democrat; Nan Aron, president of Alliance for Justice; Ana Sol Gutierrez, delegate, Maryland General Assembly; Dolores Huerta, Dolores Huerta Foundation; Leon Rodriguez, lawyer, Ober Kale; Ann Marie Tallman, president and general counsel, MALDEF; and Walter Tejada, Arlington County Board member. Location: S-207, Capitol. Contact: 202/365-0625 or 202/464-7350.

Srebrenica massacre — 2 p.m. — The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum presents a program and photo display on the 10th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre. The participants include: Tarik Samarah, photographer; Swanee Hunt, Hunt Alternatives Fund chair; and Bridget Conley, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Committee on Conscience. Location: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW. Contact: 202/488-6133.

London attacks — 2 p.m. — The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion on the London terrorist attacks and their aftermath. Thomas Donnelly, Frederick Kagan, Michael Rubin, Radek Sikorski, AEI; and William Kristol, Weekly Standard; participate. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4870.

Imperial decoration — 5 p.m. — The Japanese ambassador to the U.S., Ryozo Kato, and his wife host a ceremony and reception to celebrate the conferral of an Imperial Decoration, the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, on Professor Nathaniel B. Thayer, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. Location: 4000 Nebraska Ave. NW. Contact: 202/238-6749.

First Amendment program — 6:30 p.m. — The Newseum, the First Amendment Center and the National Press Club host the “2005 State of the First Amendment” program. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/284-3593.

Book discussion — 6:30 p.m. — The World Affairs Council of Washington, D.C., holds a book discussion with Melissa Boyle Mahle, author of “Denial and Deception: An Insider’s View of the CIA From Iran-Contra to 9/11.” Location: American News Women’s Club, 1607 22nd St. NW. Contact: 202/293-1051.

• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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