- The Washington Times - Tuesday, July 26, 2005

PRESIDENT BUSH

Meets with the 2005 March of Dimes national ambassador and with delegates from the 2005 Boys and Girls Nations at the White House; makes remarks at the National Boy Scout Jamboree at Fort A.P. Hill, Va.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. — Census Bureau releases an advance report on durable goods — manufacturers’ shipments and orders for June. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue Northwest. Contact: 202/482-2235.

10 a.m. — Census Bureau releases a report on new residential sales for June. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue Northwest. Contact: 202/482-2235.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

10 a.m. — Surface Transportation Board holds a public meeting. Location: room 760, 1925 K St. NW. Contact: 202/565-1596.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

In session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. — Foreign Relations Committee holds a hearing on the nominations of William Timken Jr. to be ambassador to Germany and William Burns to be ambassador to the Russian Federation. Location: 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4651.

9:30 a.m. — Indian Affairs Committee holds an oversight hearing on Indian Gaming Regulatory Act exceptions and off-reservation gaming. Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2251.

9:30 a.m. — Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on FBI oversight. FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III and Lee H. Hamilton, September 11 commission member, testify. Location: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5225.

10 a.m. — Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee holds a hearing, “Chemical Facility Security: What Is the Appropriate Federal Role?” Location: 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4751.

2:30 p.m. — Special Committee on Aging holds a hearing, “Old Scams — New Victims: Breaking the Cycle of Victimization.” Location: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5364.

HOUSE

Meets at 10 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

9 a.m. — Appropriations foreign operations, export financing and related programs subcommittee holds a hearing on Iraq reconstruction. Location: 2359 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2771.

10 a.m. — Armed Services Committee holds a hearing on China’s military power. Location: 2118 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-4151.

10 a.m. Government Reform Committee holds a hearing, “BRAC and Beyond: An Examination of the Rationale Behind Federal Security Standards for Leased Space.” Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

10 a.m. — Homeland Security management, integration and oversight subcommittee holds a hearing, “The 287(g) Program: Ensuring the Integrity of America’s Border Security System through Federal-State Partnerships.” Location: 210 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/226-9600.

10 a.m. — Veterans Affairs Committee holds an oversight hearing on the Veterans Affairs Department and the Defense Department actions on post-traumatic stress disorder. Location: 334 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3527.

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