- The Washington Times - Sunday, July 24, 2005


To be announced


2 p.m. — Treasury Department releases weekly 3-month and 6-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest. Contact: 202/874-9890.


No open meetings are listed.


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


Meets at 1 p.m. to consider a resolution commemorating the anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act and the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2006. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Noon — Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on the nomination of Timothy Flanigan to be deputy attorney general. Location: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5225.


Meets at 12:30 p.m. for morning hour debate and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


10 a.m. — Small Business Committee holds hearing on the impact on small pharmacies when governments compel pharmacists to dispense drugs to which they may be morally opposed. Location: 2360 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5821.

4 p.m. — Homeland Security Committee holds hearing, “The Secretary’s Second-Stage Review: Rethinking the Department of Homeland Security’s Organization and Policy Direction.” Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff testifies. Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/226-9600.

5 p.m. — Rules Committee meets to formulate a rule on the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act and the Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2005. Location: H-313, Capitol. Contact: 202/225-9191.


Chile conference — all day — The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a conference, “Chile’s Road to Development: Chile’s Political, Socioeconomic Development Since 1990.” Events begin at 9 a.m.

Highlight — 12:30 p.m. — Edgardo Boeninger, senator in the National Congress of Chile, luncheon speaker

Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.

Excellence in Government conference — all day — Government Executive magazine holds its Excellence in Government 2005 conference. Events begin at 8:30 a.m.

Highlights — 8:30 a.m. — Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns, delivers remarks.

9:30 a.m. — Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, delivers a keynote address.

12:30 p.m. — Veterans Affairs Secretary Jim Nicholson speaks.

Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/530-3261.

Secrets and leaks discussion — 11 a.m. — The Heritage Foundation holds a discussion, “Secrets and Leaks: The Costs and Consequences for National Security.” The participants include Rep. Peter Hoekstra, Michigan Republican; James Jay Carafano and Paul Rosenzweig, Heritage Foundation; Shannen Coffin, Steptoe & Johnson LLP; and Ronald Marks, Serco Inc. Location: Lehrman Auditorium, Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/675-1752.

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