- The Washington Times - Friday, September 5, 2008

PRESIDENT BUSH

At Camp David. No public schedule.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

9 a.m.-3 p.m. - National Drug Control Policy - White House Leadership Summit on Screening and Brief Intervention for Substance Abuse. Location: Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

SUPREME COURT

Not hearing cases. Contact 202/473-3211.

SENATE

No scheduled events.

HOUSE

No scheduled events.

GENERAL AGENDA

10 a.m. - Economic briefing - U.S. Assistant Treasury Secretary for Economic Policy Phillip Swagel holds monthly economic briefing. He will review economic indicators from August and look ahead to September. Location: Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Media Room.

10:30 a.m. - Chertoff remarksThe Brookings Institution will host Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff for a discussion of the nation’s homeland security. Ahead of anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, Mr. Chertoff reflects on the department’s progress to date and outlines future challenges, with a particular focus on infrastructure. Location: Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Falk Auditorium.

Noon [-] Helmsley’s bequest When Leona Helmsley died last year, she left all but a few million dollars of her perhaps $8 billion estate to a trust to be used for the care of dogs. The Hudson Institutes Bradley Center for Philanthropy and Civic Renewal and the Chronicle of Philanthropy holds a debate on the bequest. Location: Hudson Institute, 1015 15th St. NW, sixth floor.

Noon [-] Women’s rights The National Endowment for Democracy hosts a luncheon meeting on “Technology for Women’s Rights Advocacy and Democracy Building.” Panelists include Lina Abou Habib, Leadership and Civic Activism eCourses, Lebanon; Rakhee Goyal, co-author, Making IT Our Own, India/USA; Asma Khader, Claiming Equal Citizenship Online Campaign; and Sakena Yacoobi, Women Connect: ICT Centers, Afghanistan. Location: NED, 1025 F St. NW, eighth floor, main conference room.

Source: Associated Press

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