Democratic News

June 4, 2012

Week Ahead: June 4 - 8

No official business is scheduled this week.

Bonuses …

The Bipartisan Policy Center is hosting a discussion, “Near-Term Progress on Nuclear Waste Management: Implementing the Recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Commission,” this Wednesday, June 6, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency on 400 New Jersey Ave. NW.  Participants include Chairman Bingaman, Ranking Member Murkowski and the co-chairs of the BPC Nuclear Initiative – retired Senator Pete Domenici and Dr. Pete Miller, former assistant secretary for nuclear energy at the U.S. Department of Energy.  This event is open press.

Wishing you had a webcast to watch?  The Woodrow Wilson Center recently hosted an event, “Congress and the Global Energy Crunch,” featuring former Congressman Phil Sharp; David Conover, senior vice president at Dutko Grayling; Jennifer Steinhauser, congressional correspondent for The New York Times; and Bob Simon, the Senate Energy Committee’s staff director. Bob’s remarks begin around minute 61:10.

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For more information, please contact

Bill Wicker at 202.224.5243


or Rosemarie Calabro at 202.224.5039


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