- The Washington Times - Friday, January 4, 2008

PRESIDENT BUSH

Meets with the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statisticsreleases the employment situation for December. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

5 p.m. Energy Information Administrationreleases its weekly coal-production report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

10:30 a.m. Environmental Protection Agencyholds a meeting by teleconference of the Board of Scientific Counselors Global Mid-Cycle Subcommittee. Agenda includes an overview of the Office of Research and Development’s Global Change research program; a summary of major changes in the Global Change research program since 2005; a synopsis of the revised Global Multi-Year Plan; subcommittee discussions; and preparation for the face-to-face meeting. Contact: 202/564-8322.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. The House will next meet Jan. 15. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

“Science, Evolution and Creationism” — 11 a.m. The National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine hold a briefing to release a book on “Science, Evolution and Creationism.” Ralph Cicerone, president of the National Academy of Sciences; Dr. Harvey Fineberg, president of the Institute of Medicine; and Bruce Alberts, professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California at San Francisco, participate. Location: National Academies, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2138.

Film screening — 7 p.m. The National Press Club holds a premiere film screening and discussion on its 100th anniversary documentary, “The National Press Club at 100: A Century of Headlines.” Columnist Helen Thomas; journalist Jack Germond; and National Press Club President Emeritus John Cosgrove participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/662-7516.

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