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AP WASHINGTON DAYBOOK, Tuesday, March 4
WHITE HOUSE, ECONOMY, COURTS
--------------------- WHITE HOUSE
11:30 a.m. GPO, OMB - PRESIDENT'S 2015 BUDGET — The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be releasing President Barack Obamas Budget for the U.S. Government, FY 2015. The Federal Budget will be released at GPOs Bookstore and on www.fdsys.gov at 11:30 a.m. FOR MEDIA COVERAGE OF DISTRIBUTION CONTACT: GPOs Office of Public Relations at 202-512-1957. Printed copies will be available through GPOs retail and online bookstore. The Budget will also be available as a mobile web app and electronically on GPOs Federal Digital System (FDsys) www.fdsys.gov Hard copies of the Budget may be purchased through GPOs retail and online bookstore. There will be no complimentary hard copies for the media.
American Express, Visa, MC, Discover are accepted. Please make checks payable to Superintendent of Documents. Orders may also be placed online: http://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/budget-economy/federal-budgets-year/fiscal-year-2015-budget
Location: U.S. Government Printing Office, 710 North Capitol Street, NW (GPO Bookstore Entrance), Washington, D.C. 20401 (North Capitol and G Streets).
Contacts: Media RSVP 202-512-1957
Gary Somerset Government Printing Office (202.512.1957, 202.355.3997)
Notes: The Budget of the U.S. Government and digital version of the Budget Appendix will be available on March 4. Supplemental materials, including the Analytical Perspectives, Historical Tables, print version of the Budget Appendix, and Budget CD-ROM will be available the following week. The complete, authentic online version will be available through a direct link on GPOs Federal Digital System (FDsys) www.fdsys.gov
12:45 p.m. PRESIDENT'S BUDGET - OMB BURWELL, OTHERS — Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell will discuss the Presidents FY 2015 Budget at a news conference. Jason Furman, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), Cecilia Muqoz, Director of the Domestic Policy Council (DPC), and Gene Sperling, Director of the National Economic Council (NEC), will join Director Burwell. For pre-set please meet at the Stakeout Location by Pebble Beach at 12:00 PM. For final gather, all press should assemble in the press briefing room at 12:15 PM to be escorted to the South Court Auditorium. No exceptions. Members of the media are advised to arrive early to avoid delays at the gate.
Location: South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
On the Net: WH.gov/live, Streamed live
Notes: For pre-set please meet at the Stakeout Location by Pebble Beach at 12:00 PM. For final gather, all press should assemble in the press briefing room at 12:15 PM to be escorted to the South Court Auditorium. No exceptions. Members of the media are advised to arrive early to avoid delays at the gate.
2:30 p.m. OMB - COBERT - CONFERENCE CALL — Office of Management and Budget Deputy Director for Management Beth Cobert will host a conference call to discuss how the Budget supports the Presidents Management Agenda. RSVP: Members of the media who wish to participate should RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by 10:00AM, Tuesday, March 4th to receive dial-in information. Please note "Management Call in your RSVP.
For media use and information. Not for publication or broadcast or online use.
All times LOCAL.
White House daily tape: 202-456-2358.
White House press office: 202-456-2580.
THE PRESIDENT'S SCHEDULE
10 a.m. Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing. Oval Office. Closed Press.
11:10 a.m. Visits a Powell Elementary School classroom. Powell Elementary School, Washington, DC. In-Town Travel Pool Coverage (In-Town Travel Pool Gather 10:20AM - North Doors of the Palm Room).
11:30 a.m. Delivers remarks on the FY 2015 budget. Powell Elementary School, Washington, DC. In-Town Travel Pool Coverage.
5 p.m. Meets with Secretary of Defense Hagel. Oval Office. Closed Press.
7:25 p.m. Delivers remarks at a DSCC event. Private Residence, McLean, Virginia. Print Pool for Remarks Only (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 5:40PM - North Doors of the Palm Room).
Notes: Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell will discuss the Presidents FY 2015 budget. Jason Furman, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Cecilia Munoz, Director of the Domestic Policy Council and Gene Sperling, Director of the National Economic Council, will join Director Burwell. South Court Auditorium, Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Open Press (Pre-Set 12:00PM; Final Gather 12:15PM - Stakeout Location). 12:45 p.m.m
VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN
For media use and information. Not for publication or broadcast.
All times LOCAL.
Vice president's press office: 202-456-0373.
THE VICE PRESIDENT'S SCHEDULE
In the morning, the Vice President will travel to Atlanta, Georgia. At 1:00 PM, the Vice President will attend an event for Michelle Nunn at a private residence. This event is closed press. Later, the Vice President will return to Washington, DC.
SCHEDULE OF THE FIRST LADY
11:30 a.m. First Lady Michelle Obama will join Secretary of State John Kerry to honor the recipients of the International Women of Courage Award in the Dean Acheson Auditorium of the U.S. Department of State. http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2014/02/222723.htm
2 p.m. As part of her focus on education and reaching out to students for her upcoming trip to China, First Lady Michelle Obama will visit the Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School - a Chinese-immersion, International Baccalaureate, elementary school in Washington, DC. For press interested in attending this event, please RSVP at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/webform/mediarsvp/FLOTUS/yu-ying-charter-school/3-4-14 by Monday at 5:00 p.m. ET. Space is limited and your attendance will be confirmed via email.
1:15 p.m. TREASURY-BUDGET — A senior official of the U.S. Department of the Treasury will host a pen-and-pad briefing and release the General Explanations of the Administrations FY 2015 Revenue Proposals (the "Greenbook), a companion document to the Administrations FY 2015 Budget Proposal. No cameras or recording devices allowed. Embargoed copies of the Greenbook will be available to members of the media in the Treasury Media Room (4121) beginning at 12:15 EST.
Location: Treasury Department, Media Room 4121, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Contacts: Treasury Public Affairs ., 202-622-2960
Notes: RSVP for media without Treasury press credentials is March 3 at 4:00 p.m. Email email@example.com with full name, social security number, date of birth and country of citizenship.
SECRETARY OF STATE KERRY
Secretary Kerry is on travel to Kyiv, Ukraine, Paris, France, and Rome, Italy. https://usaive.ap.org/secretary/travel/2014/t6/,DanaInfowww.state.gov+index.htm
1:30 p.m. DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND USAID — Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah will provide remarks on the Presidents FY15 Budget Proposal for the U.S. Department of State and USAID. Following their remarks, senior officials from the Department and USAID will conduct a briefing on background via conference call at 2 p.m. EST to answer additional questions about the FY15 budget request. An advisory with call-in details will be sent the morning of March 4.
Contacts: Jennifer Schaming-Ronan (202) 647-6249
Notes: Livestreamed: www.state.gov
10 a.m. U.S. SUPREME COURT — The Supreme Court will issue opinions.
12-1117 PLUMHOFF V. RICKARD. The Supreme Court will hear an appeal by police officers in Arkansas who were involved in a car chase that ended with the deaths of the driver and his passenger across the Mississippi River in Memphis, Tenn. The justices will review an appeals court ruling allowing a civil lawsuit by the driver's daughter to proceed against the six West Memphis, Ark., police officers.
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