- The Washington Times - Tuesday, April 10, 2007


Delivers remarks on the Iraq war supplemental-funding bill at American Legion Post 177, 3939 Oak St., Fairfax.


8:30 a.m. Economic Research Service releases the season-average price forecasts. Location: 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/694-5050.


1 p.m. Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee, Pesticide Registration Improvement Act Process Improvement Workgroup. Location: Potomac Yard (South Building), 2777 S. Crystal Drive, Arlington. Contact: 703/305-7328.


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


Meets at 10 a.m. for morning business and 11 a.m. to begin consideration of stem-cell research bills S.5 and S.30. There will be no roll-call votes in the Senate. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


10 a.m. — Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee holds a hearing on oversight of the Federal Trade Commission. FTC Chairman Deborah Platt Majoras and FTC Commissioners Pamela Harbour, Jon Leibowitz, William Kovacic and Thomas Rosch testify. Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-1251.

2:30 p.m. Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee holds a hearing, “Voice Over Internet Protocol and the Future of 911 Services.” Dale Hatfield, former chief of the Office of Engineering and Technology at the Federal Communications Commission and independent consultant and adjunct professor, Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program, University of Colorado at Boulder; and Wanda McCarley, president, Association of Public Safety Communications Officials International Inc., testify. Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-1251.


Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


9 a.m. — Natural Resources water and power subcommittee holds a field hearing, “Sustainable Water Supplies for the West: Part 1 — Protecting Groundwater Resources.” Anthony Araiza, general manager and secretary of the West Valley Water District, Rialto, Calif.; and Joe Baca Jr., council member, city of Rialto, Calif., testify. Location: Kellogg West Conference Center, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Calif. Contact: 202/225-6065.

10 a.m. — Judiciary crime, terrorism and homeland security subcommittee holds a field hearing, “Katrina’s Impact on Crime and the Criminal Justice System in New Orleans.” Reps. William J. Jefferson, Louisiana Democrat, and Bobby Jindal, Louisiana Republican; and New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin, a Democrat, testify. Location: Dillard University Lawless Memorial Chapel, 2601 Gentilly Boulevard, New Orleans. Contact: 202/225-3951.


Farm bill conference — all day Informa Economics holds a conference, “The 2007 Farm Bill: Policy Evolution or Revolution.” Events begin at 10 a.m.

Location: Marriott Crystal Gateway, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 703-734-8787.

Energy markets — 8:30 a.m. Energy Secretary Samuel W. Bodman delivers an address on the essential role of open, transparent and well-regulated competitive energy markets. Location: Federal Trade Commission, 601 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/586-4940.

Turmoil in Kyrgyzstan — 9 a.m. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty hosts a briefing by Edil Baisalov, president of the Coalition for Democracy and Civil Society, “Turmoil in Kyrgyzstan: Tulip Revolution Continues?” Location: RFE/RL, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW, Conference Room A. Contact: 202/457-6900.

Gutierrez event — 9:30 a.m. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez announces a national public-service advertising campaign designed to “engage a new generation of children to make innovation, invention and technological development an integral part of their lives.” Commerce Undersecretary for Intellectual Property Jon Dudas and Kathy Crosby, senior vice president of the Advertising Council, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/482-2000.

Health insurance briefing — 10 a.m. America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) holds a conference-call briefing, beginning at 10 a.m., to discuss low-income and minority beneficiaries’ participation in Medicare Advantage. Karen Ignagni, president and chief executive officer of AHIP, participates. Location: None given. Contact: 202/778-8493.

Lecture — noon The Library of Congress holds a lecture by Swann Foundation Fellow Hope Saska, “Of Attitude and Action: William Hogarth and the Art of Gesture.” Location: LOC, Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. SE. Contact: 202/707-1639.

New exhibit — 1:30 p.m. The National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) holds an event to open an exhibit, “Worthy of the Nation: Washington, D.C., from L’Enfant to the NCPC.” John Cogbill, chairman of the NCPC, participates. Location: Union Station, 40 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/482-7263.

Virtual town hall meeting — 7: 15 p.m. MoveOn.org Political Action holds a virtual town hall meeting on the war in Iraq. Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Joseph R. Biden Jr. of Delaware, Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York and Barack Obama of Illinois; Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich of Ohio; Gov. Bill Richardson of New Mexico; and former Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina, participate. Location: None given. Contact: 202/822-5200 or 202/246-5303

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