- The Washington Times - Thursday, September 1, 2005


No public events


8:30 a.m. Bureau of Economic Analysis releases figures on personal income and outlays for July 2005. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.


10:30 a.m. Federal Emergency Management Agency holds a meeting of the Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Services. Topics include a report by the ambulance safety subcommittee and the counterterrorism subcommittee. Location: Federal Aviation Administration, 10th floor, MacCracken conference room, 800 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 703/674-0190.


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


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


In recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Preparedness fair — 10 a.m. Homeland Security Department and the American Red Cross hold a public emergency-preparedness fair, with remarks by Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff and American Red Cross Chairman Bonnie McElveen-Hunter. Location: Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE. West Hall. Contact: 202/282-8010.

Gasoline prices — 10 a.m. Consumer Federation of America holds a press conference to release a report on consumer concerns about gasoline prices. Participants include executive director Stephen Brobeck, research director Mark Cooper and director of public affairs Jack Gillis, all of the Consumer Federation of America. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/737-0766.

Chamber briefing — 11 a.m. U.S. Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Labor Day briefing on the economy and the chamber’s labor priorities, including immigration reform, pensions and workplace regulations. Participants include Martin Regalia, USCC vice president of economic policy, and Randel Johnson, USCC vice president of labor, immigration and employee benefits. Location: USCC, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.

North Korea famine — 2 p.m. National Press Club Afternoon Newsmaker Committee holds a press conference to release the report “Hunger and Human Rights: The Politics of Famine in North Korea.” Participants include Stephan Haggard, University of California at San Diego professor; and Marcus Noland, senior fellow, Institute of International Economics. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7540.

Iran book discussion — 2 p.m. The George C. Marshall Institute holds a book discussion with Ilan Berman, author of “Tehran Rising: Iran’s Challenge to the United States.” Location: Army and Navy Club, 901 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/296-9655.

Roberts opponents — 2:30 p.m. Law Professors Against John Roberts holds a press conference to announce its opposition to the nomination of Judge John G. Roberts Jr. to the Supreme Court. Participants include Erwin Chemerinsky, Duke University Law School, and Peter Edelman, Georgetown Law School. Location: 236 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/251-0904.

Religion and law — 5 p.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a lecture by Francis Beckwith of Baylor University titled, “The Court of Disbelief” to discuss religion’s influence on law and policy. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW. Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

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