- The Washington Times - Thursday, May 25, 2006

PRESIDENT BUSH

Meets with British Prime Minister Tony Blair at the White House.

VICE PRESIDENT

Delivers a commencement address at the United States Naval Academy Graduation and Commissioning Ceremony at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. — National Agricultural Statistics Service releases the dairy product prices report. Location: 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 800/727-9540.

8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Economic Analysis releases the personal income and outlays report for April. Location: 1401 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

10 a.m. — Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste (ACNW).

Highlights — 10 a.m. — Opening remarks by the ACNW chairman

10:10 a.m. — “Overview of NRC Spent Fuel Storage Program”

11:45 a.m. — “Discussion of Draft Letters and Reports”

4 p.m. — Discussion of matters related to the conduct of ACNW activities and specific issues that were not completed during previous meetings, as time and availability of information permit

Location: 11545 Rockville Pike, Room T-2B3, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-6927.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

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

HOUSE

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

HOUSE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. — Permanent Select Intelligence Committee holds a hearing on the role and responsibilities of the press in national security reporting. Walter Isaacson, president and chief executive officer of the Aspen Institute, and Jonathan Turley, professor at George Washington University Law School, testify. Location: 2118 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-4121.

GENERAL AGENDA

Housing conference — all day — The American Bar Association holds its annual conference on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, “In the Eye of the Storm,” which will focus on post-Hurricane Katrina housing issues. Events begin at 9:45 a.m. Location: Capital Hilton, 16th and K streets Northwest. Contact: 312/988-6243.

Promoting health — 8 a.m. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Directors of Health Promotion and Education conclude their National Conference on Health Promotion and Education. Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 301/685-3317.

Latin America policy — 8:30 a.m. — The Inter-American Dialogue holds a discussion with Rep. Jim Kolbe, Arizona Republican, “The U.S. Policy Agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean.” Location: Inter-American Dialogue, 1211 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/822-9002.

Turkmenistan discussion — 9 a.m. — Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty holds a discussion, “Turkmenistan Today.” Farid Tuhbatullin, director of the Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights, and Vitaly Ponomarev of the Memorial Human Rights Center in Moscow participate. Location: RFE/RL, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW, fourth-floor conference room. Contact: 202/457-6949.

Mexico discussion — 9 a.m. — The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (WWC) holds a discussion, “The 2006 Mexican Presidential Elections and the Future of U.S.-Mexico Relations.” Former Rep. Jim Jones, Oklahoma Democrat; Enrique Krauze of Letras Libres; and Lorenzo Meyer of the Colegio de Mexico participate. Location: WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4000.

Purple Heart stamp — 10 a.m. — The U.S. Postal Service holds an event to “honor the sacrifices of the men and women who serve in the U.S. military” by issuing its Purple Heart stamp. Location: Women in Military Service for America Memorial, Gateway to Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington. Contact: 202/268-4385.

Blair address — 11 a.m. — Georgetown University holds an address by British Prime Minister Tony Blair on the challenges facing the international community in the 21st century. Location: Georgetown University, 37th and O streets Northwest. Contact: 202/687-4328.

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