- The Washington Times - Tuesday, July 10, 2007

PRESIDENT BUSH

Visits GrafTech International Ltd., Parma, Ohio. Visits the Cleveland Clinic. Delivers remarks to the Greater Cleveland Partnership.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases the wholesale trade for May 2007. Location: 1401 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

9 a.m. Employee Benefits Security Administration holds a meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans, Working Group on Financial Literacy. Location: Labor Department, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, C5310-Room 1B. Contact: 202/693-8668.

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.

SENATE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee holds a hearing on “Community Services and Supports: Planning Across the Generations.” Susan Daniels of Daniels & Associates; Monica Herring of Germantown, testify. Location: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5375.

2:30 p.m. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs oversight of government management, the federal work force and the District of Columbia subcommittee holds a hearing on “From Warehouse to Warfighter: an Update on Supply Chain Management at DOD.” Deputy Defense Undersecretary for Logistics and Material Readiness Jack Bell; Gen. Norton Schwartz, commander of the U.S. Transportation Command, testify. Location: 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2627.

HOUSE

Meets at 2 p.m. to consider recognizing the 63rd anniversary of Big Bend National Park, established on June 12, 1944; the Cesar Estrada Chavez Study Act. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. Financial Services housing and community opportunity subcommittee holds a field hearing on “Affordable Housing Preservation: Lessons From Starrett City.” Federal Housing Commissioner Brian Montgomery; Deborah VanAmerongen, commission of the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal, testify. Location: Brooklyn Sports Club, 1540 Van Siclen Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. Contact: 202/225-4247.

3 p.m. Education and Labor health, employment, labor and pensions subcommittee holds a hearing on the Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007 to require equity in the provision of mental health and substance-related disorder benefits under group health plans. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy, Rhode Island Democrat; Rep. Jim Ramstad, Minnesota Republican, testify. Location: 2175 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/226-0853.

GENERAL AGENDA

Homelessness — all day The National Alliance to End Homelessness holds its annual conference on “Ending Homelessness: The Time Is Now!” July 9-11. Events begin at 8 a.m.

Highlights — 9 a.m. — Workshops on “Responding to Domestic Violence”

12:30 p.m. — Keynote speaker delivers remarks.

6 p.m. — Networking dinners are held.

Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/942-8289.

Pakistan discussion — 9:30 a.m. The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace holds a discussion on “Rethinking Western Strategies Toward Pakistan: An Action Agenda for the United States and Europe.” Frederic Grare of CEIP, Samina Ahmed of the International Crisis Group and Stephen Cohen of the Brookings Institution participate. Location: CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/483-7600.

Suicide bombers — 9:30 a.m. The United States Institute of Peace holds a discussion on “Suicide Bombers in Iraq.” Iraqi Ambassador Samir Sumaidaie; Mohammed Hafez, professor at the University of Missouri at Kansas City and author of “Suicide Bombers in Iraq: The Strategy and Ideology of Martyrdom,” participate. Location: USIP, 1200 17th St. NW, second-floor conference room. Contact: 202/429-3822.

PVA rehab center — 10:15 a.m. Paralyzed Veterans of America holds a press conference and ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the new PVA Vocational Rehabilitation Center of the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center. Location: PVA Vocational Rehabilitation Center, 1201 Broad Rock Blvd., Room 1-T-126, Richmond. Contact: 202/615-7128 or 202/268-7633.

Gun control — 11:30 a.m. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, New York Democrat, and Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, Maryland Democrat, hold a press conference on gun control with the Mayors Against Illegal Guns Coalition. New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, District Mayor Adrian M. Fenty and Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon participate. Location: Cannon Terrace, Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3061.

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