- The Washington Times - Wednesday, September 19, 2007

PRESIDENT BUSH

Visits and makes remarks at the National Security Agency at Fort Meade, Md.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Census Bureaureleases the new residential construction for August. Location: 1401 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

9 a.m. Environmental Protection Agencyholds a meeting of the mobile sources technical review subcommittee to discuss current topics and presentations about activities being conducted by EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality. Location: Doubletree Hotel Crystal City-National Airport, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington. Contact: 202/343-9276.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

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

SENATE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing on the process of federal recognition of Indian tribes. Lee Fleming, Interior Department’s Office of Federal Acknowledgment; and Jimmy Goins, Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, testify. Location: 485 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2251.

9:30 a.m. — Rules and Administration Committee holds a hearing on the Regional Presidential Primary and Caucus Act of 2007. Sens. Joe Lieberman, Connecticut independent and Lamar Alexander, Tennessee Republican, testify. Location: 301 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-6352.

10:30 a.m. — Special Committee on Aging holds a hearing on “Preparing for the Digital Television Transition: Will Seniors be Left in the Dark?” Federal Communications Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein and John Kneuer, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, testify. Location: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5364.

HOUSE

Meets at 10 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. Energy and Commercetelecommunications and the Internet subcommittee holds a hearing on “Issues in Emergency Communications: A Legislative Hearing on the 911 Modernization and Public Safety Act of 2007.” Jason Barbour, National Emergency Number Association; and Robert Mayer, United States Telecom Association, testify. Location: 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2927.

10 a.m. — Science and Technology Committee holds a hearing on “Bridge Safety: Next Steps to Protect the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure.” Dennis Judycki, Federal Highway Administration, testifies. Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-6375.

10 a.m. — Veterans Affairs Committee holds a hearing on “Findings of the President’s Commission on Care of America’s Returning Wounded Warriors.” Former Sen. Bob Dole, Kansas Republican; and former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala, co-chairmen of the Commission on Care of America’s Returning Wounded Warriors, testify. Location: 334 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-9756.

GENERAL AGENDA

Conference — all day Women Impacting Public Policy holds its sixth annual conference on “POWERful Policy and Politics.” Events begin at 9:15 a.m.

Highlights — 9:15 a.m. — Sen. Sam Brownback, Kansas Republican and 2008 presidential candidate, delivers remarks.

12:15 p.m. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Democrat and 2008 presidential candidate, delivers remarks.

12:30 p.m. — Rep. Ellen O. Tauscher, California Democrat, delivers remarks.

12:40 p.m. — Sen. John Kerry, Massachusetts Democrat, delivers remarks.

1 p.m. Rep. Judy Biggert, Illinois Republican, delivers remarks.

1:15 p.m. Announcement of the Elizabeth Dole Young Entrepreneur Scholarship

Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 405/831-5548, and 405/516-9686.

Remarks — 7:30 a.m. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns delivers remarks at the National Pork Producers Council conference. Location: Holiday Inn Capitol Hill, 555 C St. SW. Contact: 202/720-4623.

Health care — 9 a.m. Health and Human Services Secretary Michael O. Leavitt delivers remarks and releases a report on personalized health care.

Highlight — 9:40 a.m. — Mr. Leavitt participates in a question-and-answer session.

Location: Georgetown University Law Center, 600 New Jersey Ave. NW, McDonough Hall, Hart Auditorium. Contact: 202/690-6343.

Supreme Court term — 9 a.m. The Washington Legal Foundation holds a discussion on “Previewing the 2007 Supreme Court Term.” Dick Thornburgh, K&L; Gates LLP; and Andrew Pincus, Mayer Brown, Rowe and Maw LLP, participate. Location: Washington Legal Foundation, M.J. Murdock Center for Free Enterprise, 2009 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/588-0302.

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