Capital Rundown - Week of February 18, 2013 - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Capital Rundown - Week of February 18, 2013


It's your look at the new and noteworthy in the week ahead. It's your Capital Rundown for the week of February 18, 2013.

Monday is Presidents Day and at Mount Vernon, the U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps will mark George Washington's 281st birthday. There will be a military demonstration and wreath laying at the first president's tomb. Admission is free and gates open at 8 a.m.

On Tuesday, February 19, the 21st annual National HIPAA Summit opens in D.C. as mental health privacy is now at the center of the gun control debate. The summit takes place at the Ritz Carlton hotel at 1 p.m.

Wednesday, February 20, the U.S. Supreme Court hear arguments in McBurney vs. Young, asking if Virginia child service officials violated a Rhode Island father's right to child support information because he did not live in the state. That starts at 10 a.m.

On Thursday, February 21, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission will hold hearings on the U.S. Department of Labor's complaints against coal mine companies that it says failed to comply with safety regulations. The hearing is at 10 a.m. at 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue.

And on Friday, February 22 at the United States Dirksen Senate Office Building, the Human Rights Watch will hold a congressional briefing on "Operation Streamline," an immigration enforcement program underway on the U.S.-Mexico border. The briefing starts at 10 a.m.

And that's your Capital Rundown for the week. Find us on Twitter with the hashtag #capitalrundown.

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