- The Washington Times - Monday, August 7, 2006

PRESIDENT BUSH

At his ranch in Crawford, Texas.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

1 p.m. Advisory Council on Clean Air Compliance Analysisholds a meeting by teleconference of the Air Quality Modeling Subcommittee. Contact: 202/343-9867.

HOUSE

Not in session because of summer recess. The House reconvenes at 2 p.m. Sept. 6. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

SENATE

Not in session because of summer recess. The Senate reconvenes at 11 a.m. Sept. 5 to resume consideration of the Defense appropriations bill. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SUPREME COURT

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

ECONOMIC REPORTS

11:30 a.m. Bureau of Transportation Statistics releases the Transportation Services Index for May. Location: 400 Seventh St. SW. Contact: 202/366-5580.

4:30 p.m. —Energy Information Administration releases the weekly U.S. retail gasoline prices report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

GENERAL AGENDA

Hurricane response — 9:30 a.m. The National Association of Community Health Centers Inc. holds a press conference to release a study, “Legacy of a Disaster: Health Centers and Hurricane Katrina.” Michael Andry of Excelth Inc. and Maria Crawley of the Gulfport-Biloxi Mobile Medical Unit participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/296-1890.

Press conference — 10 a.m. The National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) holds a press conference to announce a lawsuit against the state of Illinois challenging the constitutionality of the Act to End Terrorism and Atrocities in the Sudan. William A. Reinsch of NFTC and Eric Hirschhorn of Winston & Strawn LLP participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/822-9491.

Nursing homes — 10 a.m. Consumer Reports holds a press conference to review the results of its “Nursing Home Quality Monitor.” Susan Dentzer of “NewsHour with Jim Lehrer,” Trudy Lieberman of the Center for Consumer Health Choices, Mary Jane Koren of Commonwealth Fund, Charles Phillips of the Texas A&M; University Center for Environmental and Rural Health and Charles Bell of Consumers Union participate. Location: Kaiser Family Foundation Barbara Jordan Conference Center, Kaiser Family Foundation Building, 1330 G St. NW. Contact: 202/347-5270.

Meeting — 11 a.m. The International Trade Commission holds a meeting on the anti-dumping duty order concerning certain polyester staple fiber from China. Location: 500 E St. SW, Room 101. Contact: 202/205-2000.

Briefing — 11:15 a.m. Tony Fratto, assistant treasury secretary for public affairs, holds his weekly press briefing. Location: Treasury Department, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room 4121. Contact: 202/622-2960.

Book discussion — 2 p.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a book discussion with Brooke A. Masters, author of “Spoiling for a Fight: The Rise of Eliot Spitzer.” Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

Working women — 2 p.m. The AFL-CIO holds a conference-call briefing to release the preliminary results of its biannual survey, “Ask a Working Woman,” on the top issues for working women in the 2006 elections. Linda Chavez-Thompson of the AFL-CIO, Elizabeth Bunn of the Working Women’s Committee and Meagan Jeronimo of United Auto Workers participate. Contact: 202/637-5018.

Discussion — 6:30 p.m. The Humanities Council of Washington, D.C., sponsors a discussion, “Who is a Washingtonian?” on leadership and unity during a mayoral election year. Location: Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th St. NW. Contact: 202/387-8391, Ext. 32, or 202/387-8391.

Event — 7 p.m. Manassas Church of the Brethren hosts a conversation with the Hibakusha, survivors of the World War II atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Location: 10047 Nokesville Road, Manassas. Contact: 703/822-3485.

Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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