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Queens DA race a test for left-wing vs moderate Democrats - Albany Times Union

Queens DA race a test for left-wing vs moderate Democrats  Albany Times Union

NEW YORK (AP) — A local New York City race for district attorney is shaping up to have a political impact far beyond the Queens borough where the primary ...

Published on 25 June 2019 | 10:02 am


Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill - Star Tribune

Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill  Star Tribune

The governor of Illinois plans to make the state the 11th in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana use.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 5:05 am


TRAFFIC ADVISORY: 2019 Fourth of July Celebration - FairfaxNews.com

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: 2019 Fourth of July Celebration  FairfaxNews.com

On Thursday, July 4, 2019, the 2019 Fourth of July Celebration will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be extensive ...

Published on 25 June 2019 | 4:56 am


40 Years Later, Marion Barry's Summer Jobs Program Still Employing Thousands Of DC Youth - WAMU 88.5

40 Years Later, Marion Barry's Summer Jobs Program Still Employing Thousands Of DC Youth  WAMU 88.5

By most measures, Kenyan McDuffie has enjoyed an accomplished professional career. Before being elected to the D.C. Council in 2012 to represent Ward 5, ...

Published on 25 June 2019 | 4:18 am


Stock Exchanges Accuse Government of Ethics Lapse in Market-Data Fight - The Wall Street Journal

Stock Exchanges Accuse Government of Ethics Lapse in Market-Data Fight  The Wall Street Journal

The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq accused a senior regulator who supervises them of having ethical conflicts, raising the ante in a battle with ...

Published on 25 June 2019 | 12:50 am


Dangerous confrontations drive growth of de-escalation training for police - WTOP

Dangerous confrontations drive growth of de-escalation training for police  WTOP

Police use of force has led to a growing scrutiny of conduct and training, such as in the case of Saturday night's viral incident at a Metro station.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 12:47 am


ichael Rao and Thomas F. Farrell II column: Pulse’s successful first year points to a bright future - Richmond.com

ichael Rao and Thomas F. Farrell II column: Pulse’s successful first year points to a bright future  Richmond.com

By Michael Rao and Thomas F. Farrell II. Americans often are divided and angry these days, but there are plenty of reasons to unite in celebration if you just look ...

Published on 25 June 2019 | 12:30 am


Charges dropped in District of Columbia Metro case - SFGate

Charges dropped in District of Columbia Metro case  SFGate

WASHINGTON - Prosecutors in the District of Columbia on Monday dropped all criminal charges against a man who was shoved by a Metro Transit police officer ...

Published on 25 June 2019 | 12:21 am


Opinion analysis: Court gives broad meaning to “confidential” in FOIA exemption for commercial and financial information - SCOTUSblog

Opinion analysis: Court gives broad meaning to “confidential” in FOIA exemption for commercial and financial information  SCOTUSblog

In Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media, the Supreme Court held today that the Freedom of Information Act allows a federal agency to withhold from ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:48 pm


New Mexico: New Marijuana Decriminalization Law Goes Into Effect... - NORML Blog

New Mexico: New Marijuana Decriminalization Law Goes Into Effect...  NORML Blog

Beginning on Monday, July 1, the personal possession of small amounts of marijuana in New Mexico will no longer be classified as a criminal offense.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:45 pm


FedEx CEO: We can't be police for US Dept. of Commerce - Fox Business

FedEx CEO: We can't be police for US Dept. of Commerce  Fox Business

FedEx Corp. announced it's suing the Trump administration because it cannot police the “millions” of shipments that transit its network daily.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:24 pm


Michael Flynn’s New Lawyer Seeks Security Clearance, Citing Unknown Evidence - The New York Times

Michael Flynn’s New Lawyer Seeks Security Clearance, Citing Unknown Evidence  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — A lawyer Michael T. Flynn recently hired said on Monday that she would most likely need a security clearance to review classified materials ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:03 pm


Bill Gates reveals the biggest mistake of his career - Q13 News Seattle

Bill Gates reveals the biggest mistake of his career  Q13 News Seattle

Bill Gates has a resume of career highs, but he calls Microsoft's failure to become Apple's chief iOS rival his "greatest mistake."

Published on 24 June 2019 | 10:45 pm


Update to DC Requirement for Nonprofits to Renew District Tax Exemptions - JD Supra

Update to DC Requirement for Nonprofits to Renew District Tax Exemptions  JD Supra

The District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue will no longer require nonprofit organizations that received determination letters from the Internal Revenue ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:31 pm


Nebraska Attorney General announces $1.7 million in debt relief in multi-state settlement - 1011now

Nebraska Attorney General announces $1.7 million in debt relief in multi-state settlement  1011now

Attorney General Peterson announced Monday that his office has secured $1767021.12 in debt relief for 176 former ITT Tech students in Nebraska as part of a ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 8:23 pm


Glendale Elementary School District educator nominated for national award - Your Valley

Glendale Elementary School District educator nominated for national award  Your Valley

Fifth grade teacher Amy Kliewer of Coyote Ridge School in Glendale has been nominated for the 2019-2020 national LifeChanger of the Year award. [Special to ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 8:07 pm


Mueller Prosecutor Rhee Ready For 'Next Chapter' At Paul Weiss - Bloomberg Big Law Business

Mueller Prosecutor Rhee Ready For 'Next Chapter' At Paul Weiss  Bloomberg Big Law Business

Former WilmerHale partner and federal prosecutor Jeannie Rhee has joined Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison as a partner in Washington. Paul Weiss ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 7:45 pm


Do schools teach Juneteenth? A Hampton University student asked, and her tweet went viral - Daily Press

Do schools teach Juneteenth? A Hampton University student asked, and her tweet went viral  Daily Press

Jala Tucker, 20, didn't remember learning about Juneteenth in school. Curious last week to see if her memory was correct, the Hampton University student ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 7:45 pm


D.C. Council eyes law firm to conduct ethics investigation into Jack Evans - Houston Chronicle

D.C. Council eyes law firm to conduct ethics investigation into Jack Evans  Houston Chronicle

WASHINGTON - The D.C. Council will hire a law firm to investigate embattled lawmaker Jack Evans and would likely make the findings public, Chairman Phil ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 7:03 pm


Enviros Insist On Standing At DC Circ. In FERC Pipeline Row - Law360

Enviros Insist On Standing At DC Circ. In FERC Pipeline Row  Law360

An environmental group has said its spending on air-testing and education creates standing to challenge a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission order that ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 6:53 pm


District of Columbia Council To Allow Some City Employees to Access Medical Marijuana (For Now) - JD Supra

District of Columbia Council To Allow Some City Employees to Access Medical Marijuana (For Now)  JD Supra

While the District of Columbia (D.C.) has had a medical marijuana program on its books since 2013, there has been some debate regarding whether or not city ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 6:39 pm


Three-star D.C. defender commits to ECU - 247Sports

Three-star D.C. defender commits to ECU  247Sports

ECU adds a talented product from Woodson High School in D.C. for the second consecutive day.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 5:12 pm


In a new autobiography, retired Justice John Paul Stevens delivers a fascinating glimpse into the machinations of the Supreme Court - The Seattle Times

In a new autobiography, retired Justice John Paul Stevens delivers a fascinating glimpse into the machinations of the Supreme Court  The Seattle Times

In “The Making of a Justice,” retired Justice John Paul Stevens looks back at his life before the Supreme Court and at some of the landmark cases decided ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 4:42 pm


AGC's Data DIGest: June 18-21, 2019 - Construction Citizen

AGC's Data DIGest: June 18-21, 2019  Construction Citizen

Editor's note: Construction Citizen is proud to partner with AGC America to bring you AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson's Data DIGest. Check back each week ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 4:08 pm


2019 Union Plus Scholarships Award $170000 to Union Members and Families - nhlabornews.com

2019 Union Plus Scholarships Award $170000 to Union Members and Families  nhlabornews.com

108 Winners Honored for Achievement and Union Values. Washington, D.C. – Union Plus recently awarded $170,000 in scholarships to 108 students ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 4:07 pm


HUD Secretary Ben Carson on hand to congratulate seven housing voucher recipients in DC who just became homeowners - The DC Line

HUD Secretary Ben Carson on hand to congratulate seven housing voucher recipients in DC who just became homeowners  The DC Line

At a recent celebration, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson personally congratulated the most recent class of seven ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 3:59 pm


AG Grewal Announces Distribution of Recovered Funds to Cancer Centers After Landmark Lawsuit Against Sham Cancer Charities - InsiderNJ

AG Grewal Announces Distribution of Recovered Funds to Cancer Centers After Landmark Lawsuit Against Sham Cancer Charities  InsiderNJ

AG Grewal Announces Distribution of Recovered Funds to Cancer Centers After Landmark Lawsuit Against Sham Cancer Charities. TRENTON – Attorney ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 3:48 pm


In a Bid to Keep the $275 Million Guelph Treasure, Germany Appeals Nazi Restitution Case to the US Supreme Court - artnet News

In a Bid to Keep the $275 Million Guelph Treasure, Germany Appeals Nazi Restitution Case to the US Supreme Court  artnet News

The dispute over Germany's famed Guelph Treasure, and whether it was sold to Nazis under duress, could be headed to the Supreme Court.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 3:12 pm


Four more states join lawsuit opposing Sprint/T-Mobile US merger - RCR Wireless News

Four more states join lawsuit opposing Sprint/T-Mobile US merger  RCR Wireless News

Four more states have joined the ten which are suing in federal court to block the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile US. The trial will start October 7.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 2:48 pm


Lost Capitol Hill: District Sand | The Hill is Home - The Hillishome

Lost Capitol Hill: District Sand | The Hill is Home  The Hillishome

I began looking last week at the Robert Emmet statue that was to be unveiled and displayed at the “National Gallery of Art” – a single room within what is today ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 1:41 pm


Health Care 'Cannot Bury its Head in the Sand Regarding Cannabis' Any Longer - Healio

Health Care 'Cannot Bury its Head in the Sand Regarding Cannabis' Any Longer  Healio

Healio Gastroenterology | The U.S. medical establishment has, for the most part, not dealt with cannabis legalization head on, which is unfortunate given the ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 1:03 pm


Banks, regulators can help themselves by helping young adults - American Banker

Banks, regulators can help themselves by helping young adults  American Banker

Intern programs are just one example of an activity that should count for CRA credit and meet Dodd-Frank requirements, says Comptroller of the Currency ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 1:00 pm


Chinese bank involved in probe on North Korean sanctions and money laundering faces financial ‘death penalty’ - The Washington Post

Chinese bank involved in probe on North Korean sanctions and money laundering faces financial ‘death penalty’  The Washington Post

A U.S. judge has found three large Chinese banks in contempt for refusing to comply with subpoenas in an investigation into North Korean sanctions violations.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 10:32 am


Mass. rents higher than New York and D.C., report finds - Eagle-Tribune

Mass. rents higher than New York and D.C., report finds  Eagle-Tribune

BOSTON — Massachusetts jumped up three spots in a new annual ranking of states, but the change is not one that will inspire celebration: the state is now the ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:00 am


D.C. right-to-vote activists: Supreme Court precedent changing rulings could sway courts - Washington Times

D.C. right-to-vote activists: Supreme Court precedent changing rulings could sway courts  Washington Times

If the Supreme Court could change its mind on same-sex marriage, then it can do the same for voting rights in the District of Columbia. At least that's the hope of ...

Published on 23 June 2019 | 11:50 pm


Testimony on Antitrust Remedies Amendment Act of 2019 - FairfaxNews.com

Testimony on Antitrust Remedies Amendment Act of 2019  FairfaxNews.com

Statement of Catherine A. Jackson Chief, Public Integrity Section – Public Advocacy Division Office of Attorney General for the District of Columbia. Before the ...

Published on 23 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Bowser: DC Will Protect Immigrant Families From Trump Threats - FairfaxNews.com

Bowser: DC Will Protect Immigrant Families From Trump Threats  FairfaxNews.com

President Trump is vowing that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents will round up thousands of migrant parents and children next week but many ...

Published on 22 June 2019 | 6:48 pm


Ahead of Fourth of July, D.C. to test emergency alert system - Washington Post

Ahead of Fourth of July, D.C. to test emergency alert system  Washington Post

Residents and visitors to the District on Saturday can expect a loud push alert to their phones as the city's Homeland Security and Emergency Management ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 7:16 pm


Federal agents search Georgetown home of D.C. Council member Jack Evans - The Washington Post

Federal agents search Georgetown home of D.C. Council member Jack Evans  The Washington Post

Federal agents on Friday searched the home of D.C. Council member Jack Evans (D-Ward 2), a day after the disclosure of a confidential memo that says Evans ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 7:01 pm


Washington, D.C. may become next city to allow residents to issue each other parking tickets - Fox News

Washington, D.C. may become next city to allow residents to issue each other parking tickets  Fox News

A small army of Washington, D.C. residents may soon be teaming up with police to bust owners of illegally parked vehicles if the city moves forward with a bill ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 6:16 pm


10 Years Later: Metro Crash That Killed Nine Was an 'Unbelievable Nightmare' - NBC4 Washington

10 Years Later: Metro Crash That Killed Nine Was an 'Unbelievable Nightmare'  NBC4 Washington

June 22, 2009: It was rush hour on another steamy summer day in the D.C. area. A Metrorail train full of commuters was traveling between the Takoma Park and ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 2:34 pm


D.C. statehood effort gets boost from House Dems and 2020 contenders - CBS News

D.C. statehood effort gets boost from House Dems and 2020 contenders  CBS News

The House is considering H.R. 51, which would make the nation's capital the 51st state.

Published on 21 June 2019 | 10:43 am


Marylanders Near The D.C. Area Could Receive Wireless Emergency Alert Test Ahead Of Fourth Of July - CBS Baltimore

Marylanders Near The D.C. Area Could Receive Wireless Emergency Alert Test Ahead Of Fourth Of July  CBS Baltimore

REISTERSTOWN, Md. (WJZ) — Marylanders who travel into Washington D.C. or live close to the area may receive a Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) test on ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 8:53 pm


Taxation without a DC location – the District of Columbia’s Universal Paid Leave Act tax goes into effect July 1, 2019 - JD Supra

Taxation without a DC location – the District of Columbia’s Universal Paid Leave Act tax goes into effect July 1, 2019  JD Supra

In order to support the District of Columbia's new Universal Paid Leave Act (the Act), covered employers will be required to contribute to the Universal Paid ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 8:50 pm


Statehood push for DC, Puerto Rico part of Dems' 'full-bore socialism,' McConnell says - Fox News

Statehood push for DC, Puerto Rico part of Dems' 'full-bore socialism,' McConnell says  Fox News

House Democrats' attempts to grant statehood to the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico amount to “full-bore socialism” -- which Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 4:52 pm


D.C. firm seeks to confirm $1.25 million award against Gabonese Republic - Legal News Line

D.C. firm seeks to confirm $1.25 million award against Gabonese Republic  Legal News Line

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A global law firm with an office in Washington, D.C. is seeking to confirm an arbitration award of more than $1 million against ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 12:33 pm


DC Council directs $24M to public housing repairs - WTOP

DC Council directs $24M to public housing repairs  WTOP

D.C. lawmakers voted to add $47 million in excess reserves from the Washington Convention and Sports Authority to the city's fiscal 2020 budget.

Published on 20 June 2019 | 12:02 pm


Regulatory Red Tape Risks Strangling DC Opportunity Scholarship Program - Daily Signal

Regulatory Red Tape Risks Strangling DC Opportunity Scholarship Program  Daily Signal

Each time the program has been reauthorized, new regulations have been added requiring participating schools to conform more to the public school system.

Published on 19 June 2019 | 10:04 pm


DC Council Is Considering A Bill To Seal Eviction Records - WAMU 88.5

DC Council Is Considering A Bill To Seal Eviction Records  WAMU 88.5

A new bill introduced by Councilmember Mary Cheh could allow District residents with prior eviction records to have those records sealed and expunged after a ...

Published on 19 June 2019 | 6:59 pm


Growing labor demand in DC is driving up wages - The D.C. Policy Center

Growing labor demand in DC is driving up wages  The D.C. Policy Center

Recent reports increasingly point to a slowdown in the Washington regional economy, slower hiring in the District, and stronger private sector employment in the ...

Published on 19 June 2019 | 5:04 pm


Rental Price Burden In Mass. Surpasses New York And D.C., Report Finds - WBUR

Rental Price Burden In Mass. Surpasses New York And D.C., Report Finds  WBUR

A report concludes that a Massachusetts resident would need to earn $33.81 an hour to afford the fair market rent of a two-bedroom home or apartment without ...

Published on 19 June 2019 | 4:33 pm


Here’s what would happen to Congress if DC became the 51st state - AlterNet

Here’s what would happen to Congress if DC became the 51st state  AlterNet

For years, the official motto of the District of Columbia has been “Taxation without representation.” The residents of Washington, D.C. do not have representation ...

Published on 18 June 2019 | 7:56 pm


D.C. Council, CFO Resolve FY2020 Budget Impasse - The Wall Street Journal

D.C. Council, CFO Resolve FY2020 Budget Impasse  The Wall Street Journal

The agreement, brokered behind closed doors over days of back-and-forth discussions, essentially allows the district's council to present a balanced budget ...

Published on 18 June 2019 | 7:23 pm


Look Inside: Incredible Grand Tudor Mansion In DC - Washington, DC Patch

Look Inside: Incredible Grand Tudor Mansion In DC  Washington, DC Patch

WASHINGTON, DC -- Is this D.C.'s best home? This stunning $6.2 million 1930s Norman Turdor mansion has a unique look and feel inside, as well as lots of ...

Published on 18 June 2019 | 3:51 pm


Honolulu and D.C. could soon join global warming-litigation craze - Legal News Line

Honolulu and D.C. could soon join global warming-litigation craze  Legal News Line

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Government officials in two more areas are believed to be considering suing fossil fuel companies in a bid to force them to ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 6:03 pm


3 Teens Arrested After Attack on Gay Couple in DC - NBC4 Washington

3 Teens Arrested After Attack on Gay Couple in DC  NBC4 Washington

A 19-year-old man and two younger teens have been arrested after a gay couple was attacked in Northwest D.C. early Sunday.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 7:00 am


District of Columbia Marks Start of July with Paid Family Leave Taxes - JD Supra

District of Columbia Marks Start of July with Paid Family Leave Taxes  JD Supra

Starting on July 1, 2019, the District of Columbia will begin collecting taxes from most of the District's private sector employers and non-profit organizations to ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 4:41 pm


Political Math: The impact on Congress if Washington DC finally becomes the 51st state - Milwaukee Independent

Political Math: The impact on Congress if Washington DC finally becomes the 51st state  Milwaukee Independent

For years, the official motto of the District of Columbia has been “Taxation without representation.” The residents of Washington, D.C. do not have representation ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 10:00 am


Fired Black Law Professor May Sue DC Law School (1) - Bloomberg Law

Fired Black Law Professor May Sue DC Law School (1)  Bloomberg Law

University of the District of Columbia trustees must face race bias and breach-of-contract claims by a black law professor who was denied tenure and fired.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Which 2020 candidates think incarcerated felons should be able to vote? - CBS News

Which 2020 candidates think incarcerated felons should be able to vote?  CBS News

The District of Columbia is considering whether to allow felons to vote while they're still incarcerated. Here's where some of the 2020 presidential contenders ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Citing Trump’s ‘character,’ D.C. residents challenge city to revoke his hotel’s liquor license - The Washington Post

Citing Trump’s ‘character,’ D.C. residents challenge city to revoke his hotel’s liquor license  The Washington Post

It's a saga made for our time — and it may be a little closer to resolution (or not, as protracted political drama is also very much of our time). Last year, a group of ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 7:00 am


District Of Columbia events 06/14/2019 - LemonWire

District Of Columbia events 06/14/2019  LemonWire

Looking for something fun to do? Here's a comprehensive list of concerts and events in District Of Columbia on 06/14/2019. The list is organized by city and ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 4:01 am


ACLU DC says police response to stop and frisk request 'absurd' - WUSA9.com

ACLU DC says police response to stop and frisk request 'absurd'  WUSA9.com

WASHINGTON -- The ACLU of the District of Columbia is accusing the DC Metropolitan Police Department of attempting to block the release of stop and frisk ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:00 am


She was rejected by 13 colleges and blames her elite DC prep school. She wants the Supreme Court to hear her case - WTOP

She was rejected by 13 colleges and blames her elite DC prep school. She wants the Supreme Court to hear her case  WTOP

Applying to college can make any high school senior feel like he or she is pleading a case before a judge and jury — but one former Washington, DC, prep ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Spring 2019 District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia Tax Legislation Highlights - Lexology

Spring 2019 District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia Tax Legislation Highlights  Lexology

State legislatures have been busy enacting new tax laws and modifying existing tax laws in the wake of Federal tax reform, the Supreme Court's…

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Roby offers amendment to limit abortions in District of Columbia - alreporter.com

Roby offers amendment to limit abortions in District of Columbia  alreporter.com

Tuesday, U.S. Representative Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, offered an amendment to the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 12:02 pm


DC Schools Pledge Review Of Care Provider After Employee Accused Of Sexual Contact With Minor - WAMU 88.5

DC Schools Pledge Review Of Care Provider After Employee Accused Of Sexual Contact With Minor  WAMU 88.5

The deputy chancellor of D.C. Public Schools said Wednesday that the school system would be reviewing its relationship with a company that provides before- ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:00 am


A "television miniseries" is filming this weekend in D.C. - Heads Up for Road Closures. Also who know what's filming?!? - PoPville

A "television miniseries" is filming this weekend in D.C. - Heads Up for Road Closures. Also who know what's filming?!?  PoPville

More Handmaid's Tale? From MPD: “The Metropolitan Police Department wishes to advise that from Friday, June 14, 2019 through Sunday, June 16, 2019, the ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Look Inside: Incredible DC Mansion Has Eye-Popping Price Tag - Washington, DC Patch

Look Inside: Incredible DC Mansion Has Eye-Popping Price Tag  Washington, DC Patch

Look Inside: Incredible DC Mansion Is Pricey - Washington DC, DC - This five-bedroom home in D.C. can be yours for an astronomical price.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Road trip! DC Councilmembers try out the H & I pilot bus lanes - Greater Greater Washington

Road trip! DC Councilmembers try out the H & I pilot bus lanes  Greater Greater Washington

DC's dedicated bus lanes need long-term political commitment to thrive amid the jungle of competing demands for our street space. That commitment had a ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 7:00 am


State AGs sue to stop T-Mobile, Sprint merger - The Mercury News

State AGs sue to stop T-Mobile, Sprint merger  The Mercury News

By Tony Romm | Washington Post. Nine states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 7:00 am


DC Mayor Begins Effort To Legalize Recreational MJ Sales - Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences - United States - Mondaq News Alerts

DC Mayor Begins Effort To Legalize Recreational MJ Sales - Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

The District of Columbia is one of only two jurisdictions (the other is Vermont) which have legalized possession of recreational marijuana but where sales remain ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 12:49 pm


District of Columbia Ban the Box Law - ESR NEWS

District of Columbia Ban the Box Law  ESR NEWS

District of Columbia employers have paid nearly $500000 in settlements under a "Ban the Box" law since its enactment in 2014.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 7:00 am


AG Racine Files Court Brief Arguing that D.C. Residents are Harmed by Lack of Congressional… - FairfaxNews.com

AG Racine Files Court Brief Arguing that D.C. Residents are Harmed by Lack of Congressional…  FairfaxNews.com

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that his office filed a friend-of-the-court brief asserting that residents of the District of ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Will D.C. residents endorse letting an infamous felon go free? - The Washington Post

Will D.C. residents endorse letting an infamous felon go free?  The Washington Post

IN TERMS of criminal notoriety, no convicted felon from the District of Columbia can compete with Rayful Edmond III, the crack cocaine kingpin who sat astride ...

Published on 8 June 2019 | 7:00 am


D.C. Bill Would Make Go-Go The 'Official Music' Of The Gentrifying District - HuffPost

D.C. Bill Would Make Go-Go The 'Official Music' Of The Gentrifying District  HuffPost

"This music represents the lived experiences of native Washingtonians,” Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie said in a press release.

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Picture This: Washington, D.C. Becomes the 51st State - The National Interest Online

Picture This: Washington, D.C. Becomes the 51st State  The National Interest Online

For years, the official motto of the District of Columbia has been “Taxation without representation.” The residents of Washington, D.C. do not have representation ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Facebook Wants DC Appellate Court To Toss Suit Over Cambridge Analytica 06/07/2019 - MediaPost Communications

Facebook Wants DC Appellate Court To Toss Suit Over Cambridge Analytica 06/07/2019  MediaPost Communications

Facebook is urging a judge in Washington, D.C. to halt proceedings in a lawsuit brought by the attorney general Karl Racine, who alleges the company wrongly ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:00 am


For some students, violence lurks just outside the school door - The Washington Post

For some students, violence lurks just outside the school door  The Washington Post

District of Columbia regulations require the public schools to provide an equal educational opportunity for all of the city's students. That entails providing ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Beat Your Feet or Step Out the Way: D.C. Council Introduces Bill to Make Go-Go 'the Official Music of the District' - The Root

Beat Your Feet or Step Out the Way: D.C. Council Introduces Bill to Make Go-Go 'the Official Music of the District'  The Root

For almost 50 years, go-go has been the unofficial music of Washington, D.C. The former hallmark of Saturday nights in the metro area (also known as the DMV), ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Washington, D.C., homelessness fix requires ending residency fraud - Washington Times

Washington, D.C., homelessness fix requires ending residency fraud  Washington Times

Here's an alert for D.C. taxpayers and other stakeholders — and that includes you. D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine announced Wednesday morning that the ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


What Would Happen To Congress If Washington, D.C. Became The 51st State? - Texas A&M University

What Would Happen To Congress If Washington, D.C. Became The 51st State?  Texas A&M University

For years, the official motto of the District of Columbia has been “Taxation without representation.” The residents of Washington, D.C. do not have representation ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Congress Must Respect Local Control for the Residents of Washington, D.C. - People For the American Way

Congress Must Respect Local Control for the Residents of Washington, D.C.  People For the American Way

Taxation without representation remains the law of the land in our nation's capital. Washington, D.C. residents have no voting member of Congress, yet they are ...

Published on 5 June 2019 | 7:00 am


D.C. Council bill would make go-go music the ‘official music of the District’ - Washington Post

D.C. Council bill would make go-go music the ‘official music of the District’  Washington Post

Musicians, city council members and community activists assembled Tuesday at the foot of the John A. Wilson Building to let District residents know go-go isn't ...

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Behold the Vanity Plates DC Rejected in 2018 - Washingtonian

Behold the Vanity Plates DC Rejected in 2018  Washingtonian

A personalized tag in the District of Columbia can't refer to God or politics.

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Despite Effort to Block, Facebook Must Proceed With D.C. Privacy Lawsuit - Governing

Despite Effort to Block, Facebook Must Proceed With D.C. Privacy Lawsuit  Governing

Facebook had argued the court should stay the matter because of other cases, but it now needs to produce documents for the D.C. judge.

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


District Of Columbia Could Restore Voting Rights To Felons In Prison - HuffPost

District Of Columbia Could Restore Voting Rights To Felons In Prison  HuffPost

District of Columbia residents with felony convictions could vote from inside prison under legislation introduced Tuesday with unanimous support from the D.C. ...

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Microgrid Operator: Will DC Create this New Regulated Entity? - Microgrid Knowledge

Microgrid Operator: Will DC Create this New Regulated Entity?  Microgrid Knowledge

A plan released for the nation's capital calls for a new regulated entity known as a 'microgrid operator' as part of the city's grid modernization.

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


DC bill aims to decriminalize prostitution involving consenting adults - WTOP

DC bill aims to decriminalize prostitution involving consenting adults  WTOP

D.C. could become the first U.S. city to decriminalize prostitution involving consenting adults. Councilmember David Grosso introduced a bill to make it happen ...

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am


District of Columbia attorney general's suit against Facebook can proceed, judge rules - The Daily Record (Rochester, N.Y.)

District of Columbia attorney general's suit against Facebook can proceed, judge rules  The Daily Record (Rochester, N.Y.)

Facebook suffered an early defeat in a D.C. court on Friday, after a judge rejected the social-networking giant's request to quash a case brought by the District of ...

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Pharmacy access varies greatly across DC - The D.C. Policy Center

Pharmacy access varies greatly across DC  The D.C. Policy Center

The D.C. Council spent a significant amount of time discussing health access, especially access to hospitals, during budget deliberations this past month.

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Congressional Funding Bill Protects Cannabis Banking And Lets DC Legalize Marijuana Sales - Forbes

Congressional Funding Bill Protects Cannabis Banking And Lets DC Legalize Marijuana Sales  Forbes

Federal officials would be blocked from punishing banks for working with marijuana businesses under an annual spending bill released by congressional ...

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am


House committee schedules D.C. statehood hearing - Washington Post

House committee schedules D.C. statehood hearing  Washington Post

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform will hold a hearing on D.C. statehood on July 24, marking the first time in about a quarter century that the issue ...

Published on 30 May 2019 | 7:00 am


House committee to hold hearing on DC statehood bill this summer - CNN

House committee to hold hearing on DC statehood bill this summer  CNN

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing this summer on a proposal to grant statehood to Washington, DC, reportedly the ...

Published on 30 May 2019 | 7:00 am


D.C. seeks feedback on proposed early release of drug kingpin Rayful Edmond III - Washington Post

D.C. seeks feedback on proposed early release of drug kingpin Rayful Edmond III  Washington Post

The District's attorney general on Thursday unveiled a website, a telephone number and dates of community meetings aimed at soliciting input from current and ...

Published on 30 May 2019 | 7:00 am


How Gentrification Brings Over-Policing for D.C.'s Black Residents - The Daily Beast

How Gentrification Brings Over-Policing for D.C.'s Black Residents  The Daily Beast

A store in the historically black Shaw neighborhood blasts Go-Go music. Has for years. No one minded until the white folks moved in. It's the tip of a big iceberg.

Published on 28 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Suspect in Fatal Stabbing of DC Jogger Pleads Guilty - NBC4 Washington

Suspect in Fatal Stabbing of DC Jogger Pleads Guilty  NBC4 Washington

The man accused of fatally stabbing an avid runner in Washington, D.C. in September, has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder, the U.S. Attorney for the District ...

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am








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