It's your look at the new and noteworthy in the week ahead, it's your Capital Rundown for the week of March 18, 2013.
On Monday, the Chief Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia testifies at a House Committee on Appropriations hearing on D.C. courts. That is at 3 p.m. at Room 2359 of the Rayburn House Office Building.
Tuesday, March 19, the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the merger of American Airlines and US Airways and how it affects consumers and competition. That's at 10 a.m. in Room 226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.
On Wednesday, March 20, drones and their use by law enforcement agencies will the subject of a hearing looking at if their use by police violate privacy concerns. That's in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Room 226 at 10 a.m.
Thursday, March 21, the Department of Homeland Security at 10 years old is the subject of a Senate Homeland Security hearing. Senators will focus on the department’s management challenges. That's at 10 a.m. in Room 342 in the Dirksen Senate Office Building.
And on Friday, March 22, human rights groups in D.C. host a first-ever examination of human rights funding by over 700 foundations, which totaled $1.2 billion in just one year. The event is being held at The Foundation Center on 1627 K Street, NW at 9:30 a.m.
And that's your Capital Rundown for the week. Find us on Twitter with the hashtag #capitalrundown.