AP National News Calendar

By The Associated Press

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of March 8-14. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.

The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST), unless otherwise noted:

SUNDAY: No events of note.

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MONDAY: No events of note.

TUESDAY: Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for January, 10 a.m.; Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for January, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY: Treasury releases federal budget for February, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases retail sales data for February, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for January, 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY: Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for February, 8:30 a.m.

SATURDAY: No events of note.

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SUNDAY, MARCH 8

No events of note.

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MONDAY, MARCH 9

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court issues orders.

WASHINGTON — House on break until March 16.

BERLIN — Germany releases January export and import figures for the country’s economy, Europe’s biggest.

TOKYO — Revised GDP data for the fourth quarter of 2014.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 10

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court on break until March 23.

WASHINGTON — Senate Finance Committee hearing on the complexity of tax laws.

WASHINGTON — Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Ukraine.

WASHINGTON — Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on antitrust decrees that govern the market for music.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry, Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about President Barack Obama’s request for authorization of the use of force against the Islamic State group.

WASHINGTON — Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on a nationwide public safety wireless broadband network.

WASHINGTON — Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on protecting religious freedom abroad.

Box Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market close.

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THURSDAY, MARCH 12

WASHINGTON — Senate Finance Committee hearing on protecting taxpayers from schemes and scams during the 2015 filing season.

WASHINGTON — Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on the visa waiver program.

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FRIDAY, MARCH 13

No events of note.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 14

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is expected to attend the annual Gridiron dinner, a gathering of journalists and public figures. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is the expected Republican speaker.

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