- The Washington Times - Monday, October 16, 2006

PRESIDENT BUSH

To be announced.

VICE PRESIDENT

Delivers remarks at the 101st Airborne Division Air Assault School in Fort Campbell, Ky. Delivers remarks at a private reception for Rep. Geoff Davis in Prospect, Ky.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

9 a.m. Economic Research Servicereleases the Feed Outlook Report and Wheat Outlook Report. Location: 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/694-5050.

4:30 p.m. —Energy Information Administrationreleases its weekly U.S. 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 Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee to receive an overview of the VA health care system and electronic medical records. Location: VA, 810 Vermont Ave. NW, Room 230. Contact: Timothy J. O’Leary, [email protected]

9:30 a.m. —Nuclear Regulatory Commissionholds a meeting to receive a briefing on the status of new reactor issues-combined operating licenses. Location: 11555 Rockville Pike, Commissioners’ Conference Room, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-1199.

3 p.m. —National Institutes of Healthholds a meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors of the NIH Clinical Center to review and evaluate the Rehabilitation Medicine program. Location: NIH, Building 10, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda. Contact: 301/402-0244.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Not in session. The Senate reconvenes Nov. 9. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. The House reconvenes Nov. 9 in a pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Bankruptcy impact — all day The American Bankruptcy Institute holds a conference to analyze the effect of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act one year after it was implemented. Events begin at 8:30 a.m. Location: Georgetown University Law Center, 600 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 703/739-0800.

Tax reform forum — 8:15 a.m. The Tax Policy Center holds a forum, “Twenty Years After Tax Reform: Time for Another Round?” Christopher Bergin of Tax Analysts and Jeffrey H. Birnbaum of The Washington Post participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/257-9592.

China discussion — 8:30 a.m. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission holds its second open meeting to prepare its annual report to Congress. Topics include China’s financial system and its effect on the United States, and China’s proliferation to and relationships with North Korea and Iran. Location: Hall of the States, 444 N. Capitol St. NW, Room 333. Contact: 202/624-1409.

Immigration poll — 9:30 a.m. The Center for Immigration Studies holds a press conference to release the findings of a poll that indicate immigration could be decisive in many battleground contests in the upcoming midterm elections. Steven A. Camarota, director of research at the Center for Immigration Studies, participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/466-8185.

• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times


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