- The Washington Times - Friday, July 24, 2009


10:30 a.m. - Financial Services - Hearing with financial regulators on the Obama administration’s reform proposals. Witnesses: Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner; Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke; Comptroller of the Currency John Dugan; Acting director, Office of Thrift Supervision, John Bowman; Joseph Smith, North Carolina commissioner of banks on behalf of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors. Location: 2128 Rayburn Building.


9:10 a.m. - Chamber of Commerce - Nouri al-Maliki, prime minister of Iraq. Speech during meeting with Thomas Donahue, president and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Sami Al Araji, chairman, Iraq National Investment Commission; Gen. James L. Jones, national security adviser. The leaders will discuss Iraqi economic development. Location: Chamber of Congress, Hall of Flags, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.

10 a.m. - Millennium Development Goals - United Nations Foundation and the United Nations Millennium Campaign discuss progress on the MDGs and the role the United States plays to achieve the goals, particularly the three health goals of reducing child mortality, improving maternal health and combating HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. Location: 220 Rayburn Building. Contact: 202/862-8571.

12:30 p.m. - National ID - Cato Institute hosts a Capitol Hill briefing on the introduction of a bill called the PASS ID Act in the Senate, discussing whether the U.S. should have a national ID card. Speakers: Christopher Calabrese, ACLU; David Williams, Citizens Against Government Waste; Jim Harper, Cato. Location: B-354 Rayburn Building. Contact: 202/789-5200.

Source: Associated Press

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