- The Washington Times - Thursday, June 8, 2006


Welcomes Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen and his wife to Camp David, Md. Joint press availability with Mr. Rasmussen at Camp David. Overnights at Camp David.


8:30 a.m. — Bureau of the Census and Bureau of Economic Analysis release figures of the U.S. international trade in goods and services in April. Location: 1401 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the U.S. import and export price indexes for May. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.


8 a.m. — Social Security Administration holds a meeting of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Advisory Panel. Location: Doubletree Hotel Crystal City, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington. Contact: 202/358-6420.

9 a.m. — Bureau of Labor Statistics holds a meeting of the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee. Location: Postal Square Building, 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE Contact: 202/691-5600.


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


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


Meets at 9 a.m. for business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


10 a.m. — Energy and Commerce oversight and investigations subcommittee holds a hearing, “Cyber Security Challenges at the Department of Energy.” Energy Inspector General Gregory H. Friedman and Glenn Podonsky of the department’s Office of Independent Oversight and Performance Assurance testify. Location: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2927.

10 a.m. — Homeland Security management, integration, and oversight subcommittee holds a meeting on the ongoing investigation of the Homeland Security Department’s contract with Shirlington Limousine and Transportation Inc. The firm has been linked to the corruption scandal involving former Rep. Randy “Duke” Cunningham, California Republican. Location: 311 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/226-9600.


Mental health — all day — The National Mental Health Association holds its annual meeting, “Building the Movement.” Events begin at 8:30 a.m.

Highlights — 10 a.m. — Plenary session with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Georgia Republican, “Mental Health in America: Today and Tomorrow”

7:15 p.m. — Film screening and discussion, “Learning from Lincoln”

Location: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 703/797-1943.

Immigration discussion — 9 a.m. — The Population Resource Center holds a discussion, “Access to Achievement: Immigration and the U.S. Education System.” Faith Mitchell of the National Academies, David Shreve of the National Conference of State Legislatures and Sylvia Martinez of University of Chicago participate. Location: HC-6, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/467-5030.

China policy — 9 a.m. — The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a discussion with Commerce Undersecretary David McCormick, “China Policy and High Technology Trade.” Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.

Oil and natural gas — noon — The National Economists Club holds a luncheon discussion, “The Oil and Natural Gas Outlook,” with Adam Sieminski of Deutsche Bank AG in New York. Location: Chinatown Garden, 618 H St. NW. Contact: 703/493-8824.

Press conference — 4 p.m. — The National Press Club Newsmaker Program holds a press conference with Israeli Ambassador Daniel Ayalon. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/662-7593.

Concert — 5 p.m. — The National Gallery of Art hosts a concert by the Allyn Johnson Trio as part of the 2006 Jazz in the Garden Series. Location: National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, Seventh Street and Madison Drive Northwest. Contact: 202/842-6359.

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