- The Washington Times - Monday, June 26, 2006

PRESIDENT BUSH

Delivers remarks at a White House concert in celebration of Black Music Month.

VICE PRESIDENT

Delivers remarks at a luncheon for congressional candidate Adrian Smith at the convention center, Holiday Inn Midtown-Grand Island, 2503 S. Locust, Grand Island, Neb. Delivers remarks at a fundraiser for congressional candidate Michele Bachmann at a private residence in Minnetrista, Minn.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

4 p.m. Energy Information Administrationreleases its weekly on-highway diesel prices report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

4:30 p.m. —Energy Information Administrationreleases its weekly retail gasoline prices report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. Veterans Affairs Departmentholds a meeting of the Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards to discuss medical and scientific papers concerning the health effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. Location: VA, 810 Vermont Ave. NW, Room 630. Contact: 202/273-7211.

10 a.m. —International Trade Administrationholds a meeting by teleconference of the President’s Export Council to deliberate a draft recommendation to the president regarding port security. Contact: 202/482-1124.

1 p.m. —Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administrationhosts a public workshop by the Technical Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Standards Committee, “Hazardous Liquid Low-Stress Pipelines.” Location: Hilton Alexandria Old Town, 1767 King St., Alexandria. Contact: 202/366-4431.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Meets at 2 p.m. for debate and at 4 p.m. to consider the flag-amendment resolution. There will be no roll-call votes in the Senate today. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Meets at 12:30 p.m. for debate andat 2 p.m. to consider correcting the enrollment of H.R. 889; to weigh the conference report on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2006; to consider the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2006; to congratulate the Miami Heat for winning the 2006 NBA championship; to congratulate the National Hockey League champions, the Carolina Hurricanes, on their victory in the 2006 Stanley Cup finals; and reauthorize permanently the use of penalty and franked mail in efforts relating to the location and recovery of missing children. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

5 p.m. Rules Committeeholds a meeting to formulate a rule on the Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2006 and to consider the fiscal 2007 science, state, justice, commerce appropriations bill. Location: H-313, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/225-9191.

GENERAL AGENDA

Human resources conference — all day The Society for Human Resource Management holds its annual conference and exposition. Events begin at 7 a.m. Location: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW. Contact: 800/283-7476.

American Friends conference — all day The American Friends Service Committee and the Jubilee USA Network sponsor the third annual Bill Sutherland Institute for Africa Advocates. Events begin at 9 a.m. Location: Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Ave. NE. Contact: 215/241-7060 or 302/545-6596.

Torture abolition — all day The Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition and Amnesty International sponsor a conference, “Teach-in on Extraordinary Rendition and Torture in the War on Terror.” Events begin at 9 a.m. Location: Georgetown University Law Center, 600 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/529-2991 or 202/544-0200.

Iranian conference — 8:30 a.m. The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (WWC) holds a conference, “Iran Under President [Mahmoud] Ahmadinejad.” Hadi Semati, Haleh Esfandiari and Barbara Slavin of the WWC; Kian Tajbakhsh of the World Bank; and Bijan Khajehpour of Atieh Bahar Consulting participate. Location: WWC, 1 Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4000.

• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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