- The Washington Times - Sunday, October 23, 2005

PRESIDENT BUSH

To be announced.

VICE PRESIDENT

Speaks at a reception for congressional candidate Rick O’Donnell at Invesco Field, Denver.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

4 p.m. National Agricultural Statistics Servicereleases the crop progress report. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue Southwest. Contact: 800/727-9540.

SUPREME COURT

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

FEDERAL AGENCIES

9 a.m. Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of the science and regulatory work groups of its Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee. Location: Hotel Washington, 515 15th St. NW. Contact: 202/564-2188.

10 a.m. —Army Corps of Engineersholds a meeting of the Estuary Habitat Restoration Council, to review project proposals to be recommended for funding under the Estuary Habitat Restoration Program and to receive an update on the National Estuary Restoration Inventory and an update on the status of ongoing projects. Location: Government Accountability Office, 441 G St. NW. Room 3M60/70. Contact: 703/695-6791.

SENATE

Meets at 2 p.m. to resume consideration of the labor, health and human services, and education appropriations bill. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

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

GENERAL AGENDA

Dual citizenship — 9:30 a.m. The Center for Immigration Studies holds a press conference, “Dual Citizenship and Divided Allegiance.” Location: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets Northwest. Contact: 202/466-8185.

Mutual fund regulation — 9:30 a.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion, “Is There a Better Way to Regulate Mutual Funds?” Participants include Peter Wallison, AEI; Martin Lybecker, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP; Melanie Fein, Goodwin Proctor LLP; and James McLaughlin, American Bankers Association. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW. Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

Congressional briefing — 10 a.m. The National Council of Women’s Organizations holds a discussion, “Budget Resolution in the Aftermath of Katrina and Rita: Low-Income Women and Families Left Behind.” Participants include Susan Scanlan, Women’s Research and Education Institute president; and Joan Kuriansky, Wider Opportunities for Women. Location: 188 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/785-5100.

Peace discussion — 11:30 a.m. Americans for Peace hosts a discussion with Chaim Yavin, director of the documentary “The Land of the Settlers.” Location: 2200 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/728-1893.

Press conference — 11:30 a.m. The World Bank holds a press conference to release a new report, “International Migration, Remittances and the Brain Drain,” which explores the impact of migration and remittances on poverty, school attendance, child labor, education, health, housing and other investments. Participants include Maurice Schiff and Caglar Ozden, World Bank economists; and B. Lindsay Lowell, director of policy studies at the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University. Location: World Bank, 600 19th St. NW, H auditorium. Contact: 202/473-7229.

Iraq news coverage — noon The Council on Foreign Relations holds a discussion, “Iraq: The Way Forward — Session 3: A View From the Newsroom.” Participants include George Packer, the New Yorker; Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; and Judy Woodruff, formerly of CNN. Location: The Washington Club, 15 Dupont Circle NW. Contact: 202/518-3419; 202/518-3428.

Generic drugs — 12:30 p.m. The Generic Pharmaceutical Association holds its Fall Technical Conference, titled “GPhA-FDA: Creating a Shared Vision of Progress.” Steven Galson, director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the Food and Drug Administration, delivers the keynote address. Location: Ritz-Carlton hotel, 1150 22nd St. NW. Contact: 703/647-2495.

Mayors and disasters — 1 p.m. The U.S. Conference of Mayors holds a press conference after a closed meeting with Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff on first-responder funding, communications interoperability, enhanced transportation security, and military involvement in disaster response and recovery. Location: Capital Hilton hotel, 16th and K streets Northwest. Contact: 202/861-6766.

Jerusalem women — 1:30 p.m. Partners for Peace holds a briefing with the women of “Jerusalem Women Speak: Three Women, Three Faiths, One Shared Vision.” Participants include Sherene Abdulhadi, Palestinian Muslim; Roni Hammerman, Israeli Jew; and Amira Hillal, Palestinian Christian. Location: 2168 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/689-9790, 202/215-9057.

Talking to Islamists — 3 p.m. The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars holds a discussion, “Engaging Islamists: The Evolving Policy Debate.” Participants include Haleh Esfandiari, director of the WWC’s Middle East Program; and Daniel Brumberg and Abdeslam Maghraoui, both of the Muslim World Initiative at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Location: WWC, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4000.

D.C. city planning — 6:30 p.m. The National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) holds a seminar on how Washington can meet the demand for city living while revitalizing its neighborhoods. Location: NCPC, 401 Ninth St. NW., Suite 500. Contact: 202/482-7273.

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