Coming Up This Week: Oct. 26-30

Meetings, hearings, and other events we thought you should know about

Wednesday, Oct. 28

Housing in the Nation’s Capital Report Release

Join the Urban Institute for a discussion on how the foreclosure crisis has been affecting the Washington region.  Speakers include DC Department of Housing and Community Development Director Leila Edmonds.

9:30 AM — 2:30 PM
The Urban Institute
2100 M St. NW, 5th Floor
RSVP: or 202-777-4491

Thursday, Oct. 29

Public Oversight Roundtable: “District of Columbia Schools Leadership”
DC Council Committee of the Whole
10:00 AM
Council Chamber, Room 500

Friday, Oct. 30

1.) “The State Fiscal Crisis: Where It Came From, How to Solve It”

Join Tax Analysts for a roundtable discussion about what factors caused the fiscal crisis that states continue to face and what steps can be taken to address it.  Speakers include representatives from the National Association of State Budget Officers, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, the Tax Foundation, and the Council on State Taxation.

9:00 — 11:00 AM (continental breakfast at 8:30 AM)
National Press Club
529 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
Register here.

2.) Joint Public Oversight Roundtable: “The Contracting Process Related to Parks and Recreation Projects”
DC Council (multiple committees)
11:00 AM
Council Chamber, Room 500