- The Washington Times - Thursday, June 22, 2006


Participates in an arrival ceremony, Sandor Palace, Budapest, Hungary. Participates in a meeting with President Laszlo Solyom of Hungary. Meets with Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany of Hungary, Parliament Building. Delivers remarks, Buda Castle, Budapest. Returns to Washington.


Delivers remarks at the U.S.-India Business Council’s 31st Anniversary Leadership Summit, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW.


4 p.m. — Economic Research Service releases the vegetables and melons outlook report. Location: 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/694-5050.


8 a.m. — National Science Foundation holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee for GPRA Performance Assessment (AC/GPA) to review the foundation’s performance as it relates to the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA). Location: National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/292-4481.


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


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


10 a.m. — Commerce, Science and Transportation Trade, Tourism and Economic Development subcommittee holds a hearing on “The State of the U.S. Travel and Tourism Industry.” Commerce Undersecretary for International Trade Frank Lavin; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Wanda Nesbitt for the Bureau of Consular Affairs, testify. Location: 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-1251.

10:30 a.m. — Appropriations District of Columbia subcommittee holds a hearing on fiscal 2007 appropriations for the District. Mayor Anthony A. Williams; Linda W. Cropp, chairman, Council of the District of Columbia, testify. Location: 138 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7363.

3:30 p.m. — Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee holds a hearing on “Reauthorization of the Iran-Libya Sanctions Act.” Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns and Patrick O’Brien, assistant secretary for terrorist finance and financial crimes, Treasury Department, testify. Location: 538 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7391.


Meets at 10 a.m. — to consider the “Legislative Line Item Veto Act of 2006.” Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


10 a.m. — Administration Committee holds a hearing on “‘You Don’t Need Papers to Vote?’ Non-Citizen Voting and ID Requirements in U.S. Elections.” Rep. Henry J. Hyde, Illinois Republican chairman; Rep. Jim Langevin, Rhode Island Democrat, testify. Location: 1310 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-8281.

10 a.m. — Armed Services Committee holds a hearing on “Military Power of the People’s Republic of China.” Peter Rodman, assistant secretary for international security affairs, Defense Department; Mark Cozad, China forces senior intelligence officer, Defense Intelligence Agency, testify. Location: 2118 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-4151, recorded schedule 202/225-2675.

11 a.m. — Transportation and Infrastructure Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management subcommittee holds a hearing on “The Future of the Federal Courthouse Construction Program: Results of a GAO (Government Accountability Office) Study on the Judiciary’s Rental Obligations.” Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-9446.


Global leadership forum — all day Harvard Business School holds its Global Leadership Forum 2006, “The Private Sector and the Public Interest,” Events begin at 8 a.m. Former Sen. John Breaux, Louisiana Democrat; former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich; and Regina Herzlinger, Harvard Business School, participate. Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 617/496-1500.

Leadership summit — all day The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosts the U.S.-India Business Council’s 31st Anniversary Leadership Summit, “Implementing the U.S.- India Strategic Partnership.” Events begin at 9 a.m. Location: USCC, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.

U.S.-Mexico health conference — 8:30 a.m. The Texas Medical Association holds its U.S.-Mexico Border Health Conference to examine health disparities in the U.S.-Mexico border region. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, Texas Republican; Sen. Jeff Bingaman, New Mexico Democrat; Rep. Silvestre Reyes, Texas Democrat; Mark McClellan, administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services; and Julie Gerberding, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, participate. Location: The Library of Congress, Jefferson Building, 10 First St. SE. Contact: 512/370-1382.

Small business success — 9 a.m. The Hudson Institute holds a discussion, “Why Are Some Small Businesses Succeeding More Than Others?” Katherine Baicker of the Council of Economic Advisers; George W. Haynes of Montana State University, participate. Location: Hudson Institute, 1015 15th St. NW, 6th floor. Contact: 202/223-7770.

New Democrat Network — 11 a.m. The New Democrat Network holds a conference, “What Comes Next: A New Politics for America.” Rep. Adam Smith, Washington Democrat, and former Gov. Mark Warner, Virginia Democrat, deliver remarks. Location: The Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/842-7219, 202/265-3000.

Book discussion — 12:15 p.m. — The New American Foundation holds a book discussion program on “10 Steps to Repair American Democracy” by Steven Hill, political reform program director for New American Foundation. Location: New American Foundation, 1630 Connecticut Ave. NW, 7th floor. Contact: 202/986-4901.

Anti-semitism presentation — 7 p.m. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum presents “How to Tackle Anti-Semitism and Anti-Americanism in the Muslim World.” Akbar Ahmed of American University participates. Location: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW. Contact: 202/488-6133.

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