Capital Rundown - Week of February 25, 2013 - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Capital Rundown - Week of February 25, 2013

WASHINGTON -

It's your look at the new and noteworthy in the week ahead. It's your Capital Rundown for the week of February 25, 2013.

On Monday, February 25, the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in the case PPL Corporation versus the Internal Revenue Service, examining whether U.S. corporations can deduct foreign taxes from taxes paid to the U.S. government. The justices convene at 10 a.m.

Tuesday, February 26, the House Committee on Homeland Security will hear testimony on the security at U.S. borders and how to improve them. That's at 10 a.m. in Room 311 of the Cannon House Office Building.

On Wednesday, February 27 at the U.S. Capitol, the late civil rights icon, Rosa Parks, will become the first African American woman honored with a statue in Statuary Hall. The ceremony and unveiling begins at 11 a.m.

Thursday, February 28, the House Committee on Education and Welfare holds hearings on school standards and whether schools are doing enough to measure teacher performance. That's at 9 a.m. in the Rayburn House Office Building's Room 2175.

On Friday, March 1 at NASA headquarters, NASA's Aeronautics Advisory Committee will hold hearings on the spread of unmanned aircraft systems by civilians in the United States. That's at 8:30 a.m. at 300 E Street in Southwest D.C.

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


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